Student, University Miami.
Former member planning and zoning board, Miami, Florida. Member Miami City Commission, 1963. Chairman Downtown Development Authority.
Mayor Miami, Florida, 1967-1996. Co-founder Clark Construction Company, Inc., 1957.
With United States Air Force. Member Dade County League of Cities (former director), Florida Conference Mayors (founder), Building and Trades Union, American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations, American Public Works Association, Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Children: Peter, Jimmy, Therese, John, Paul, Cecile.