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Education: BA in Latin American history from Vanderbilt University, 1962; Doctor of Laws from New York University, 1965

Family: Wife, Honey. Four children: Andrew, 25; Leslee, 23; Kathryn, 21; and William, 16

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Religion: Presbyterian

Experience: Practiced law intermittently; law clerk to US Circuit Judge Minor Wisdom; directed Howard Baker's 1966 US Senate campaign; assistant in congressional relations office of Nixon White House, 1969-70; directed Tennessee Gov. Winfield Dunn's election campaign, 1970; Republican nominee for governor in 1974; Tennessee governor, 1979-86; president of the University of Tennessee, 1988-90; President Bush's secretary of education, 1990-92

Net worth: Has assets worth from at least $3.25 million to more than $6.1 million; income for 1994-95 estimated at $1.2 million

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