Born Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 21, 1944.
Admitted to bar, 1967, Florida; 1969, Louisiana.
Education: Louisiana State University and A. and M. College (B.S., cum laude, 1964); University of Notre Dame (LL.B., 1967). Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Eta Sigma; Beta Gamma Sigma. Member, Notre Dame Law Review, 1965-1967. Law Clerk to Judge Frederick J.R. Heebe, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, 1967-1969.