In 1870, pasted degree in Medicine, Faculty of Medicine of Bahia.
They were classmates: Antonio Pedro da Silva Castro, Jose Correia Archimínio, Arthur Cezar Rios, José Augusto de Lemos Júnior, Carlos Ludwico Drognat Landré Francisco Lino Soares de Andrade, Geraldo Francisco da Cunha, Isidoro Antonio Neri, John Christovão da Matta Bacelar, Florencio João Gomes, João Teles, José de Souza Dantas Theodosius, Satyro Dias de Oliveira and Virgilio Pires de Carvalho Albuquerque. Florencio João Gomes became famous educator, held in Bahia. Cezar Arthur Rios served important positions, besides being Senator from Bahia and President of the Chamber of Deputies. Satyro de Oliveira Dias, fought in the Paraguayan War and was President of the Province of Ceara. The others served in the Army Health Corps, during the Campaign of Paraguay (2).
In 1882 was Trainer of Botany and Zoology, Medical.
In 1888, after a brilliant contest, became the lens of the same chair.
Sá Menezes said, quoted work: "adamantine firmness of character, and endowed with the feelings of the rarest and purifies nobility, helped himself to all applications of microscopy for teaching and study of natural sciences"
In his bibliography, listed two theses:
• What nevrologia language? What is the function of each nerve? They will all be united? (Inaugural Dissertation. Bahia, 1870).
• The movement of locomotion in the plant kingdom (Thesis contest. Bahia, 1888).
He died in 1892.
1. Sá Oliveira, Eduardo - Memory of the Medical School of Bahia (Concerning the year 1942), Centre and Editorial Textbook. Federal University of Bahia. Salvador, 1992.
2. Tavares-Neto, Jose - 1812 to 2008 Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine of Bahia. Feira de Santana, 2008.