Graduated from the high school, Agana, Guam.
Businessman, 1978-1986; senator, 19th Guam Legislature, Agana, since 1987.
Member Asian-Pacific Parliamentarian's Union (secretariat-general 1987-1989), Association of Pacific Island Legislatures.
Married Eleanore Connelly (divorced 1984). Children: Melinda Nadine, Madeline Anne. Married Gracialla Rose Shinohara, June 15, 1985.
1 child, Austin James III.