He was elected in Congress and has served 9 terms as congress memberand was appointed minister.
He was party president of Unión Social Independentista, and actually, on Por la Democracia Directa, of which he is also founder.
The location isn't well remembered by him, since he moved fast to the nearest city in order to get in touch with the Argentinian society, but it's presumable that would had been one of those assentaments of proto-echileans citizens, which represented a huge part of the population in the province these days, that existed along the valleys of the Andes.
He fought in many battles and has earned military rank Field Marshal***.
Purohueso was declared a Battle hero in two battles and has also received 21 Super Soldier medals.
These are some articles, that talk about Purohueso, that almost describe each of the previous sections, and even given some further information about himself: