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Etienne DAILLY


Etienne DAILLY, French Senator. Officer of the Legion of Honour; Military Cross, 39-45; Officer of Agricultural Merit; Presidential Citation (United States).


DAILLY, Etienne was born on January 4, 1918 in Paris, France. Parents: Pierre Dailly and Elisabeth Dailly (née Lefèvre Pontalis).


Janson-de-Sailly High School, Paris. Roches School, Vemeuil-sur-Avre. Sainte-Geneviève School, Versailles.

Chaptal High School; College of Public Works, Paris.


Mayor of Montcourt-Fromonville, 1957-1965. Senator for Seine-et-Marne, 1959, re-elected 1968, 1977 and 1986, registered member of Democratic Left Group in the Senate. Vice-Chairman of Committee for Constitutional Law, Legislation, Universal Suffrage, Regulations and General Administration of the Senate, 1967-1968.

Vice-Chairman of Senate, 1968, re-elected 1971, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1983 and 1986. Caretaker Chairman of Senate, during period when Chairman Poher acted as Caretaker President of the Republic, following death of Georges Pompidou, April-May 1974. Departmental Councillor for Nemours canton, 1961, re-elected 1967 and 1973.

Chairman of Departmental Council for Seine-et-Marne, 1967, re-elected 1970, 1973 and 1976, then Honorary Chairman, 1985. Mayor of Nemours, 1965-1977. Administrator of Paris Region District, 1961-1973.

Regional Councillor for Ile-de-France, 1961-1973, 1976-1982. Member of management committee, then 1st Vice-Chairman, of the Radical Socialist Party, since 1983. Director of Boissier SA, 1945-1950.

Director of Société Anonyme Commerciale et Agricole (SACA), 194659. Farmer, since 1952; commercial and financial consultant, since 1953. Chairman of Lancia France, 1969-1971.

Administrator of Compagnie Française de Sucreriè. Administrator, then Vice-Chairman of Zellidja SA, 1969-1983, of Bank Occidentale pour l’Industrie et le Commerce, 1971-1981, of Compagnie Electro-Financière, 1979-1981, of Brisa SA, since 1979, of Compagnie Général Occidentale, 1981- and of Compagnie Occidentale Forestière, since 1985.


Clubs: Interallied Union Circle. 100 Club; Cincinnati (French branch).


Spouse Martine Goirand, 1940. Children: Louis, Catherine, Marie-Christine, Laurence.