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Vital DARBELLAY

Vital DARBELLAY, Swiss Member of the Nationalrat.

Background

  • DARBELLAY, Vital was born on May 19, 1929 in Liddes. Parents: Joseph Darbellay and Celine (née Duchoud).

  • Education

    • Primary school, Liddes, 1934-1943. Secondary school, Martigny and Sion, 1943-1948, teaching certificate. University of Freiberg, secondary school teaching certificate, 1959-1961.

    Career

    • Member of Municipal Council, Martigny, 1965-1977. Member of Nationalrat, since 1979. President, PDC of Martigny, 197981.

      Vice-President, PDC of Switzerland, 1984-1989. President, Christian Democrat Group of The Federal Chamber, since 1989. Military rank, corporal.

      Teacher, Martigny 1948-1959. Head of secondary education, Martigny, 1961-1970. Director, school of education, Martigny, 1970-1979.

      Director, Pension Fund for Teaching Staff, 197989.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Christian Democratic Party

    Religion

    Catholic.

    Denomination: Christian

    Membership

    Clubs: President, ‘Pro Familia Suisse’, since 1983. President ‘Caritas Suisse’, since 1987.

    Connections

    • Spouse Lucette Berguerand, 1953. Children: Andre, Monique, Eliane, Sylvie.
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