Educated Academy Militar de Montevideo, 1898-1903. Graduate, surveyor, math, faculty, University de Montevideo, 1909.
Officer, surveyor; Assistant commissary, commission to fix boundaries with Brazil, 1913. In charge of organizing astronomy section, Institute Geográfico Militar, 1916, assistant, chief of the institute, 1919, chief, 1922. Director of studies, Escuela Militar, 1923, professor, 1925.
Tech, adviser, ministry of army and navy, 1931. Professor, of infantry tactics, Escuela Militar de Aplicación, 1933. Director, Escuela Militar de Aviación, 1934.
Under-secretary of army and navy, 1934. Undersec. of national defense, 1935, minister, 1940-1942. President, national campaign against illiteracy, 1937.
Director, Museo Social Uruguayo, 1938. Inspector general of the army, 1938.
Member lottery advisory commission, ministry of public health, 1939.