Party affiliation: Rally for the Republic
Deputy, UDR, Gironde, 1970-1973. Mayoral Assistant, Bordeaux, 1971. Member and Vice-President, Regional Council, Aquitaine, 1971-1988.
General Councillor, Gironde, 1973-1989. First Mayoral Assistant, Bordeaux, since 1977. Vice-President, Urban Community of Bordeaux, since 1977.
President, General Council, Gironde, 1985-1988. Senator, Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic), Gironde, 1980-1986 and. Minister Delegate to the Minister of National Education, in charge of Research and Higher Teaching, 1987-1988.
Assistant, 1955, then Head of Works, 1957, then lecturer, 1960, then Professor, of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences, University of Bordeaux, since 1963. Dean, Faculty of Sciences, University of Bordeaux, 196870. Director, Institut, of Pine, 1969-1980.