Bachelor, Pan American College, Edinburg, Texas, 1952. Bachelor, 1957.
Teacher physical education Edinburg Schools, 1957—1958. With parks and recreation department Edinburg, 1958—1973. With Fibercrafters Edinburg, 1973—1983.
Chairman state firemen's pumper races, 1980—1984. Member advisory board Texas Firemen's Training School Texas A & M, 1988—1998.
Member of Edinburg Chamber of Commerce, State Firemen's and Firemarshall's Association, Texas Fire Chief's Association, Lower Rio Grande Valley Fireman's and Firemarshall's Association, Beta Eta Omega.
Married Hermelinda Casas, May 27, 1967. 1 child Despina Anastasia;1 child Andrew John.