Party affiliation: Rally for the Republic
Officer in Algeria and in French Wesi Africa, 1949-1963. Commander of the 15th Batallion of the marines of La Réunion, 1963-1966. 2nd Deputy, 1967, 1st Deputy Mayor of SaintDenis, La Réunion, 1968.
Mayor of Saint-Denis, 1968-1989. Chairman of the public works commission, 1970-1982. Chairman of the administration council of real estate of the department of La Réunion 1970-1982.
Vice-president of the Association of Mayors. 1970-1982; Chairman of the regional council of La Réunion, 1982-1988. Elected Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) Deputy of La Réunion, 1988.