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Jean LAURAIN

Jean LAURAIN, French teacher and politican. European Pari.; Cultural, Family and Social Affairs Commission 1978-1981, since 1986; Regional Council of Lorraine 1978-1981.

Background

  • LAURAIN, Jean was born on January 1, 1921 in MetzGrigy. Son of Lucien Laurain and Georgette Lapointe.

  • Education

    • Second degree in philosophy. CAPES (competitive examination for teachers) in philosophy.

    Career

    • Secretary-General of French Federation of Youth Clubs and Arts Centres, 1970-1975. Departmental Councillor for Metz Canton, elected 1973. Chairman of Socialist Group of Departmental Council for Moselle, elected 1973.

      Deputy for Moselle, 1978-1981. Representative at Assembly of European Communities, 1978-1979. Member of National Assembly delegation to European Communities, 1979.

      Socialist Party National Delegate for the Elderly, 1980. Minister for War Veterans, 1981. Deputy for Moselle, re-elected 1981-1983, 1986 and 1988.

      Minister for War Veterans, resigned Parliamentary mandate on entry to Ministerial Office, 1983. Town Councillor for Metz, 1983. Secretary of State to Minister of Defence, with responsibility for War Veterans, under Mauroy Government, 1983.

      Secretary of State to Minister of Defence, with responsibility for War Veterans and War Victims (under Fabius Government), 1984-1986. Chairman of National Committee for Commemoration of 70th Anniversary of Battle of Verdun, 'Verdun 1986’, 1986. Philosophy teacher (retired).

      War service with Free French Forces in Tunisia and in 1st French Army (de Lattre).

    Works

    • L’Education populaire ou la vraie révolution, 1977.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Socialist Party

    Membership

    European Pari.; Cultural, Family and Social Affairs Commission 1978-1981, since 1986. Regional Council of Lorraine 1978-1981.

    Connections

    • Spouse Anne-Marie Jumeau. Children: Michel. Geneviève, Bernard, Christiane.
    • father: Lucien Laurain
    • mother: Georgette Lapointe
    • spouse: Anne-Marie Jumeau
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