He was called to the First Quorum of the Seventy in 1985 and served there for four years. Camargo was released as a general authority in 1990. Camargo was born in Rio de Janeiro.
He entered a military academy in 1943 and he advanced to the rank of captain in the Brazilian military before his retirement.
Camargo married Nair Belmira de Bouvea and they had six children. She was also as an area representative for the church"s auxiliary boards.
After leaving the military, Camargo moved to São Paulo where he became a banker and also entered a Methodist seminary. His conversion was helped by hearing the testimony of a young lady on the power of the law of chastity.
He was baptized in 1957.
Camargo served as the first president of the São Paulo East Stake when it was organized in November 1968. Camargo also served as a bishop, counselor to a mission president, and as a mission president