Bachelor in Theology, College Adventista del Plata, Argentina, 1944. Postgraduate, University Chile, 1953. Bachelor in Spanish, Pacific Union College, 1961.
Master of Arts in Hispanic American and Luso Brazilian Studies, Stanford University, 1963.
Editor-in-chief, associate book editor Spanish department, Pacific Press Public Association, Mountain View, California, 1954-1968; managing editor, Grolier Inc., New York City, 1968-1971; managing editor, executive editor, Grolier Inc., New York City, 1971-1974; president, Editl. Excelsior Corporation, San Jose, California, 1974-1985; editorial director, Book Developers, Palo Alto, California, since 1985.
Married Esther Enriquez-Sarano, 1946 (divorced 1978). Married Caridad Fernández, July 27, 1979. Children: Carlos Alberto, Roberto.