Quick biographical details about John W. Snow:

NAME: John W. Snow.

AGE: 63; born Aug. 2, 1939.

EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree, Kenyon College, University of Toledo, 1962; Ph.D. in economics, University of Virginia, 1965; law degree, George Washington University, 1967.

EXPERIENCE: President and chief executive officer, CSX Corp., 1985-present (chairman since 1991); vice president, CSX, 1977-85; administrator, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1976-77; deputy undersecretary, Department of Transportation, 1975-76; assistant secretary for governmental affairs, DOT, 1974-75; deputy assistant secretary for policy, plans and international affairs, DOT, 1973-74; adjunct professor of law, George Washington University Law School, 1972-75; assistant general counsel, DOT, 1972-73; Wheeler & Wheeler law firm, 1967-72; assistant professor of economics, University of Maryland, 1965-67.

FAMILY: Wife, Carolyn; three sons, Bradley, Ian and Christopher.

QUOTE: "I do feel more confident that the economy will come up quicker, as opposed to having Democrats take control." -- Snow, just after the 2002 midterm election.