Education: Attended Michigan Technological University, 1968-69

Religion: Roman Catholic

Military service: Army reserves, 1966-69

Family: wife, Michelle; daughter Katherine, 17; son, Anthony, 26; and daughter Maureen, 25, from previous marriage

Experience: engineer, General Motors, 1969; vice president of family's defense contracting business, Morweld Steel Corp., 1970-72; wheel salesman, late 1970s; in 1990, led the leveraged buyout of the tire and wheel business he had run as chief executive officer since 1983

Net worth: About $40 million

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