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Laurent Jean Eugene CATHALA

Laurent Jean Eugene CATHALA, French Secretary of State attached to the Minister of Social Affairs and Integration, responsible for the Family, the Elderly and Repatriated Persons.


  • CATHALA, Laurent Jean Eugene was born on September 21, 1945 in Saint Jean de Barrou, Aude, France. Parents: Fernand Cathala and Rémédia Cathala (née Llaonetta).

  • Education

    • Victor-Hugo High School, Narbonne, school-leaving examination. State-registered nurse. Hospital administration qualification.


    • General Councillor, Val de Mame, 1976-1988, Regional Councillor, since 1976. Mayor of Créteil, since 1977. National Delegate of Socialist Party for Overseas Territories and Departments (Dom-Tom), 1981-1983 and for Sports, 1985-1991.

      Deputy for Val de Marne, 5th constituency of Créteil-Saint Maur, 1981, reelected 1986 and 1988, 2nd constituency, Créteil, Choisy, Orly, gave up his seat in 1991. Secretary of State responsible for the Family, the Elderly and Repatriated Persons, Ministry of Social Affairs and Integration, 1991. Elected to Regional Council, Ile de France, 1992.

      General, Cnclr., Val de Mame, since 1992.


    Party affiliation: Socialist Party


    • Spouse Arlette Chevalier, 1967. Children: Valérie, Anne.
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    Born September 21, 1945
    (age 72)