Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Departmental Councillor for Alzonne canton, since 1967. Mayor of Cuxac-Cabardès, since 1974. Chairman of Association of Mayors of Aude, since 1981.
Senator for Aude, 1974-1981. Secretary of State to Prime Minister, responsible for repatriates, 1981-1983. Secretary of State to Minister for Social Affairs and National Solidarity, responsible for repatriates, 1983-1986.
Senator for Aude, replacing Pierre Bastié, since 1987. Chairman of Departmental Council for Aude, 1987. Solicitor.