Bachelor in Economics, Colgate University, 1960. Postgraduate, Cornell University, 1963. Postgraduate, Harvard University Kennedy School, 1984.
Doctor of Laws Keuka College (honorary).
Teacher Corning City School District, New York, 1960-1963. Director scholarships and finance aid Cornell University, 1963-1975. Member New York State Assembly from 128th District, 1974-1978, United States Congress from 33rd New York District, 1979—1983.
Vice president governmental affairs Whitman Corporation, 1983—1991. President, Chief Executive Officer Gary. A. Lee Group, Inc., since 1991.
Member advisory committee university finance New York State Regents, 1970-1972.
Alderman Corning Common Council, 1961-1963. Councilman Town of Dryden, New York, 1965-1967, supervisor, 1968-1969. Member Tompkins County (New York ) Board Supervisors, 1968-1969, 70-74, chairman, 1974.
Chairman Tompkins County Republican Party, 1969-1974. Member New York State Republican Committee, 1972-1982. Served with United States Navy, 1952-1956, Korea.
Member American Legion, Business Government Relations Council Clubs: Georgetown, International, Metropolitan. Lodges: Masons.
Married Kathleen Ann O'Brian, 1958. Children: Karen, Brian, Jeffrey, Diane.