Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Government, University Oklahoma, 1961. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1964.
Legislation assistant to Republican Ed Edmondson United States Congress, 1961-1964. Special assistant to President The White House, 1965-1969. Member United States Congress from 1st Oklahoma District, Washington, 1973-1987, chairman budget committee, chairman social security subcommittee.
Partner Dickstein, Shapiro & Morin LLP, 1987-1989. Chairman, Chief Executive Officer American Stock Exchange, New York City, 1989-1993. United States ambassador to Mexico United States Department State, Mexico City, 1993-1997.
President Warnaco International, 1997-1998. Chief Executive Officer Manatt, Jones Global Strategies, Washington. Board directors Kaiser Family Foundation, Grupo Modelo, Kansas City Southern Indiana, Anheuser Busch, Keyspan, Inc.
Co-chairman United States-Mexico Business Committee. Chairman Meridian International Center, World Affairs Councils of America. Served to captain Counter Intelligence Corps Army of the United States, 1964-1965.
Member of District of Columbia Bar Association, Oklahoma Bar Association.
Married Olivia Barclay, 1968. Children: Geoffrey Gardner, Adam Winston.