Party affiliation: Socialist Party
Deputy Mayor, 1971, Mayor, since 1976, of Coudekerque-Branche. Departmental Councillor for Nord, 1979-1985. Chairman of Coudekerque Branche Local Committee of Secours populaire français (charity).
Vice-Chairman of Urban Community of Dunkerque, 1977. Secretary of Education Committee of Federation of Nord Socialist Representatives, 1985. Member of management board of National Federation of Socialist Representatives, 1987.
Member of Human Rights League. Deputy for Nord, 13th constituency, since 1988. Primary school teacher, 1951.
Headmaster, since 1970.