Bachelor of Science in Architectural Engineering, University Miami, 1957.
Member, Florida House of Representatives, 1967; commissioner, City of Miami, 1968; mayor, City of Miami, 1968-1985; principal, Ferré Holdings, Miami.
Chair Transportation Committee, Miami, 1995-1996, Democratic National Committee, 1994-1995, AviationCom., Miami, 1997-1998. Board of directors ICARE Bay Point Schools.
Married Maria Mercedes Malaussena. Children: Mary Isabel, Jose Luis, Carlos Maurice, Maurice Raymundo, Florence, Francisco Antonio.