Date of birth: 13-12-1880
Place of birth: Pettinengo
Manager at the Boglietti Knitwear factory of Biella he started out as a business agent, a job which gave him the opportunity to travel extensively. His travels are carefully documented as well as his hikes on the mountains of the western Biellese. He was secretary of the Biella branch of the CAI (Italian Alpine Club) from 1908 to 1910, a member of the Pietro Micca Gymnastics Society of Biella, and founder of the Alpine Branch in 1908.