Bachelor of Science, Geneva College, Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania, 1950.
Former accountant, teacher city councilman, New Brighton, Pennsylvania, 1961-1965; member, Pennsylvania House Representatives, 1969-1982; member, 98th-102nd Congresses from 4th Pennsylvania district, since 1983.
Member Beaver County Democratic Committee, New Brighton Civil Service Commission Served with United States Army, 1944-1947. Member National Association Accountants, American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Clubs: Marconi. Lodges: Eagles, Elks, Sons of Italy.
Married Dorothy Gray, 1949. Children: Joseph Paul, James, David, Julie.