Party affiliation: Republican Party
City Councillor, Paris, 1959, reelected 1965 and 1971 and Chairman of City Council, 1973-1974. Chairman of Independent Republican Group, City Council, since 1971. General spokesman for Paris City Council personnel.
Administrator of Paris Region District, since 1967. Deputy for Paris, 2nd constituency: 2nd and 3rd arrondissements, 1967-1977. Secretary of State to Prime Minister, Raymond Barre, 1977.
Re-elected Deputy for Paris, 1978, gave up seat to Abel Thomas. Secretary of State to Prime Minister, Raymond Barre, 1978-1981. President of Federation of Independent Republicans of Paris Region, 1967.
Vice-President, 1971, Secretary-General, 1975, of National Federation of Indpendent Republicans. Deputy, Union for French Democracy-Republican Party, for Paris, since 1982. Mayor of 3rd arrondissement of Paris, since 1983.
President of Union for French Democracy Federation, since 1986. Journalist, le Parisien libéré, 1945-1950.