Resume: Bruce Downey
Nov. 12, 1947, Athens, Ohio.
BS in economics, Miami University, 1969. Law degree, Ohio State University College of Law, 1973.
Chairman and Chief Executive, Barr Laboratories.
After a flood in Athens, he and a teenage friend ferried stranded college students in his father's fishing boat.
Downey worked as an attorney for the Justice Dept. and the Energy Dept. Then he went into private practice.
Downey hopes to buy the Ohio farmhouse in which he grew up from the current owners. "My wife's terrified I'll buy it," he says.
Quail hunting with friend Chuck Conaway, CEO of Kmart.
Married to wife, Deborah, since 1984. One son, one daughter.