Bachelor of Science in Economics, Villanova University, 1958.
Tax professional, Coopers & Lybrand, Philadelphia, 1958-1964;
tax partner in charge, Coopers & Lybrand, Philadelphia, 1964-1972;
managing partner tax, Coopers & Lybrand, Philadelphia, since 1972. Member development committee Villanova (Pennsylvania) U., since 1972. Board directors Delaware County Hospital, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania.
Adjunct Professor Villanova Law School.
Advisory committee Wharton School Tax Conference, Philadelphia, 1970-1988, International Business Forum, Philadelphia, 1980-1988. Sergeant United States Army, 1952-1953, Korea. Member American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Pennsylvania Institute Certified Public Accountants (vice president 1988), International Fiscal Association (treasurer 1975), Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce (board directors since 1975), Philadelphia Country Club (board of directors 1980-1984), Union League of Philadelphia, Locust Club, Beta Gamma Sigma.
Married Marlene M. Ward, June 24, 1961 (dec, 1989). Children: Francis Joseph Junior, Melissa Annual.