Party affiliation: Rally for the Republic
Mayor, Clermont en Argonne, since 1947. General councillor, La Meuse, 1958. First Deputy chairman.
La Meuse general council. Regional councillor, Lorraine. Chairman, association of mayors of La Meuse and association of forest communes of La Meuse.
Senator, La Meuse, since 1983. Notary, since 1949; honorary chairman, regional council of notaries of the Nancy court of appeal. Deputy judge, high court of justice, since 1987.