Edward Pro Meza was born in Alice, Texas and raised in Corpus Christi. He received his B.S. in Museum Studies under the Wildlife and Fisheries Department at Texas A & M University in College Station. He had been in the museum field for over 20 years as Executive Director of the Grayson County Historical Museum in Sherman, Curator of Education and Programs at the African American Museum in Dallas, Executive Director for the Webb County Museum Foundation in Laredo and Director of Historical Preservation in Port Isabel. He also served as City Manager for the City of Port Isabel. He has served on several boards including the Texas Association of Museums, the North Texas Museum Association, Grayson County Historical Commission, Webb County Historical Commission, Los Caminos Del Rio and was a charter member of the Texas Tropical Trail Region.
Currently he works as the Downtown Manager for the City of Harlingen for their Texas Main Street Program, consults on historical preservation and museums, and serves on the board of directors of the Texas Tropical Trails Region and the Cameron County Historical Commission.