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Jean Pierre SIMONIN

Jean Pierre SIMONIN, French Senator. knight of the legion of honour; knight of the national order of merit; officer for services to French education.

Background

  • SIMONIN, Jean Pierre was born on May 26, 1916 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France. Parents: Louis Simonin and Rose Simonin (née Hermas).

  • Education

    • Lycée, Nancy; qualification from central office of heating theory.

    Career

    • Mayor, Verrières-le-Buisson, 1965-1977. General councillor, l’Essonne, 1967. Chairman, l’Essonne general council, since 1982.

      Senator, l’Essonne, since 1986. Trainee officer, Nîmes military school of artillery, officer, Tunisia and Italy campaigns, 194244. Trainee officer, Bourges school of equipment service, 1946-1947.

      Maintenance head, Clin-Colmar laboratories, 1948-1953. Maintenance head, 1953-1968, then public relations head, 1968-1974, Pfizer laboratories.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Rally for the Republic

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music, philately, fishing, gardening.

    Connections

    • Spouse Madeleine Roux, 1941. Children: Jean-Pierre (deceased), Bernard, Odile.
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