Michel CRUCIS, French Senator. Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, 1972; Officer of the National Order of Merit, 1976; Officer of the Palmes Académiques (for services to education), 1973.
CRUCIS, Michel was born on January 4, 1922 in Trélon, Nord, France. Parents: Jean Crucis and Madeleine Crucis (née Lixon).
Henri Wallon High School, Valenciennes, university entrance examination, 1932-1938. University of Paris, Faculty of Law, doctorate, 1940-1946. School of Political Sciences, Paris, diploma in international relations, 1943-1945.
Spoken languages: German.
Departmental Councillor for Vendée, 1951-1988. Mayor of Chantonnay, Vendée, since 1953. Deputy for Vendée, 1958-1962.
President of Departmental Council for Vendée, 1970-1988. Vice-President of Regional Council for Loire, 1972-1986. Senator for Vendée, since 1977.
Barrister, La Roche sur Yon, Vendée, 1948-1958. Legal and tax adviser, Vendée, 1958-1976.
Les Subventions Economiques, 1947.
Clubs: International Rotary Club.
Spouse Anne-Marie Rochereau, 1947. Children: Jean-François, Elisabeth, Henri-Michel, Florence.