Prosecutor of the Criminal Court, 1908. Attorney general of Paraguay ad interim, 1908^1910. National deputy, 1912-1920.
Minister of the Interior, 1920. President of the Chamber of Deputies, 1924-1928. President of Paraguay, 1928-1932.
Member of the Board of Directors, vice-president and president (1923-1928) of the Liberal Party. Member at various times of the Superior Council of the University. Of the Executive Council of Mountain Lands and Colonies (Sierras y Colonias), etc.;
proprietor and director of the daily El Liberal ai Asunción. Member of various organizations. Decorations: Order of Merit of Chile.
Of St Sylvester of the Holy See. Author of numerous legal codes, legislative acts, etc.
Married Rosa Rojas de Guggiari (deceased). Children: José Antonio and Maria Stella.