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Jacques Michel Pierre Chaban-Delmas

Jacques Pierre Michel CHABAN-DELMAS, French Deputy. Commander of the Legion of Honour; Companion of the Liberation; Military Cross 1939-1945; Resistance Rosette; Commander of Virtuti Militari (Poland); Commander of the Legion of Merit of the United States; Commander of the Order of Leopold II (Belgium); Commander of the Order of Isabella the Catholic (Spain); Sash of the Yugoslav Star.

Background

  • CHABAN-DELMAS, Jacques Pierre Michel was born on March 7, 1915 in Paris, France. Parents: Pierre Delmas and Georgette Delmas (née Barrouin).

  • Education

    • Lakanal High School; Faculty of Law, Paris, first degree. Independent School of Political Sciences, diploma. Second degree in political economy and public law.

    Career

    • Attaché, Ministry of Industrial Production, 1941. Deputy, 1946; Treasury Inspector, 1943. Member of military delegation of provision government of French Republic, 1943.

      National Military Delegate, responsible for nationwide military coordination, 1944. Brigadier, 1944; Head of Army General Inspectorate, 1944. Treasury Inspector, 1945.

      Secretary-General of Ministry of Information, 1945-1946. Honorary Brigadier, 1946. Treasury Inspector on detachment, 1946.

      Deputy for Gironde, 194661. Mayor of Bordeaux, since 1947. Chairman, 1967, then 1st Vice-Chairman, Council of Urban Community of Bordeaux, 1977.

      Chairman and Managing Director, Saemico (mixed economy construction company), 1970. Ex-Chmn., Social Republican Group, National Assembly. Minister of Public Works under Mendès-France, 1954, resigned and resumed post, 1954-1955.

      Minister of State under Guy Mollet, 1956-1957. Minister of National Defence under Félix Gaillard, 1957-1958. Member of central committee of Union for the New Republic, 1958.

      Re-elected Deputy UNR for Gironde, 2nd constituency. Bordeaux III and IV, 1959-1970. Re-elected Deputy for Bordeaux, following partial election.

      1970; Chairman of National Assembly, 1958-1969. Chairman of Commission for Regional Economic Development (Coder), for Aquitaine, 1964, resigned 1969. Prime Minister, 1969-1972.

      Treasury Inspector, 1973. Deputy Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) for Gironde, since 1973. Chairman of National Assembly, 197881 and 1986-1988.

      Candidate for President of the Republic, 1974. Chairman of Regional Council for Aquitaine, 1974-1979 and 1985-1988. Journalist, l’Information, 1933.

    Works

    • Author: L'ardeur, 1975, Charles de Gaulle, 1980, La Liberation, 1984, les Compegnons, Le Dame d'Aquitaine, 1986-1987.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis (1965 mens doubles finalist in national championship, veteran mens doubles champion in French Internationals, 1970. Rugby (ex-international), golf.

    Connections

    • Married Odette Hamelin (divorced). Children: Valerie, Christian, Christian. Married Marie-Antoinette Ion (deceased).

      1 child Jean-Jacques. Married Micheline Chavelet, September 24, 1971.
    • father: Pierre Delmas Chaban-Delmas
    • mother: Georgette (Barrouin) Chaban-Delmas
    • spouses: Odette Hamelin
    • Marie-Antoinette Ion
    • Micheline Chavelet
    • children: Valerie Chaban-Delmas
    • Christian Chaban-Delmas
    • Christian Chaban-Delmas
    • Jean-Jacques Chaban-Delmas
    Jacques Chaban-Delmas
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    Born March 7, 1915
    Died November 10, 2000
    (aged 85)
    Nationality
    • 1937
      Ecole Libre des Sciences Politques
    • 1944
      National military delaware
    • 1944
      inspector general French Army
    • 1945
      secretary, general Ministry Information
    • 1946
      radical deputy
      Gironde, Midi-Pyrenees, France
    • 1953 - 1956
      leader, Gaullist Group National Assembly
    • 1954 - 1955
      minister
    • 1956 - 1957
      inspector
    • 1957 - 1958
      minister National Defense
    • 1958 - 1969
      president, National Assembly
    • 1969 - 1972
      prime minister
    • 1973 - 1987
      inspector general
    • 1974 - 1979
      president, National Assembly
    • 1974
      candidate for president, France
    • 1978 - 1981
      president, National Assembly
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