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Daniel HOEFFEL

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Daniel HOEFFEL, French Senator.

Background

HOEFFEL, Daniel was born on January 23, 1929 in Strasbourg, France. Parents: Robert Hoeffel and Berthe Hoeffel (née Balliet).

Education

Strasbourg University, Faculty of Law, doctorate, 1946-1953. Institute of Political Studies, Strasbourg, diploma in political science, 1949-1951. Spoken languages: German.

Career

Mayor of Handschuheim, since 1965. Chairman of Economic and Social Committee of Alsace, 1976-1977. Senator for Bas-Rhin, 1977-1978 and since 1981.

Secretary of State of Social Welfare, 1978-1980. Chairman of Departmental Council for Bas-Rhin, since 1979. Minister of Transport, 1980-1981.

President of Senate Centrist Union Group, since 1986. President of the Senate-UDF Intergroup, since 1986. SecretaryGeneral of the Chamber of Employers, Bas-Rhin, 1959-1978.

Works

  • Droit de dissolution sous la 4e république, 1955.

Religion

Protestant.

Connections

Spouse Marie-Claude Seegmuller, 1957. Children: Isabelle, Dominique.