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Jean-Paul VIRAPOULLE

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Jean-Paul VIRAPOULLE, French Deputy. Honorary citizen. City of Port-Louis, Maurice.

Background

VIRAPOULLE, Jean-Paul was born on March 15, 1944 in Bras-Panon. Parents: Adrien Virapoullé and Marguerite Virapoullé (née Mourouvin).

Education

Spoken languages: English.

Career

Cnclr. General, La Réunion, canton St. André of La Réunion II, 1969-1988. Secretary General, FDSEA. 1970-1986. Departmental Secretary, Youth Union for Progress.

1972-1973; mayor. St. André, 1972, re-elected in 1983 and 1989. Candidate for representatives to the European Parly Elections, 1979. Mayor, for UDF/CDS, St. André, since 1983.

Regional councilor, La Réunion, 1983-1986. President, department mayors' association, 1983. Deputy, La Réunion, 1986, since 1988.

Secretary, National Assembly, 1986. Member, law commission. Agricultural and rural economic advisor, Chamber of Agriculture, La Réunion, 196783.

Member of the directing Committee, FIDOM, 1986-1988. Administrator at ANT, 1986. Member, National Council of Tourism, 1986.

President, Administrative Council SEMLO, 1988.

Religion

Catholic.

Connections

Spouse Yvette, 1967; children: Jean-Marie, Laurent.