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Auguste Damase LEGROS


Auguste Damase LEGROS, French Deputy. silver medal for Youth and Sports; Knight of the Legion of Honour; Officer of the national order of merit; Croix de la Valeur militaire; Officer of services to education in France; Officer of Nichan Iftikhar; various commemorative medals.


LEGROS, Auguste Damase was born on December 30, 1922 in Saint-André, La Réunion. Parents: Damase Legros and Augusta Legros (née Labeaume).


Leconte-de-Lisle School at Saint-Denis, La Réunion. Bachelor of Law.


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.


Spouse Louise Grondin, 1969. Children: Maryse, Betty, Françoise, Jacqueline, Alain, Alexandre.