U.S. Army captain, JAG Corps, 1958-1964
Private practice, Farmingdale, New York, 1961-1983
Councilman, Oyster Bay, New York, 1972-1981
U.S. representative from New York, 1981-1983
St. John's University will empower diverse learners with quality education for life. Through innovative teaching, research and service we will foster rational, spirited inquiry and intelligent reflection. Our student-centered approach will be shaped by a caring, energized, nimble culture. Enlivened by our distinctive mission, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving global community. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, we will be known worldwide for addressing issues of poverty and social justice.