Deacon Charlie Giror was born in Houma and moved to Thibodaux in 1957. He is married to the former Margaret Chiasson. They have 3 children, Buddy, Mary Ganous of Arlington, VA and Beth McDowell of Houma and 3 grandchildren, Ashley & Jeremy Giror and Scotty McDowell.
Mayor Giror worked at Quality Boiler Works for 25 years before opening Cycle World where he retired in 1984. He became a Deacon at Christ the Redeemer Church in 1980.