Doctor in Law, Universidad del Norte de Oriente, Holguin, Cuba, 1957. Graduate, Realtors Institute, 1982.
Officer, 5th Criminal District Court, Havana, 1954-1960; owner, Casa Cuba and World Imports, New Orleans, since 1964; realtor, broker, Real Estate Board New Orleans, 1979-1987; manager, Radio Shack, New Orleans, 1989-1991. Board directors Information Council of the Americas.
Volunteer New Orleans Public Schools, 1971. Board directors Irish Channel Action Foundation, New Orleans. Representative Cuban Patriotic Junta, Miami, 1980.
Active Saint-Domingue Special Interest Group, since 1992.
Married Maria Del Carmen Pearce, April 14, 1956. Children: Carlos Jose, Maria del Carmen, Ana Maria, Maria Elena.