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Jean-Pierre FOURCADE, French Senator. Officer of the National Order of Merit.


FOURCADE, Jean-Pierre was born on October 18, 1930 in Marmande (Lot-et-Garonne), France. Parents: Raymond Fourcade and Germaine Fourcade (née Raynal).


Sorrèze College; Faculty of Law, Bordeaux, second degree in public law (diploma). Institute of Political Studies, Bordeaux, diploma. National School of Administration, 1952-1954.


Inspector of Finances, 1954-1973. On detachment to office of Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, Secretary of Stale for Finance, 1959-1961. Technical adviser, 1962, Deputy Principal Private Secretary, 1964-1966, to Valéry Giscard d’Estaing, Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs.

Deputy head of department. General Tax Inspectorate, 1962. Head of trade department, board of directors, 1965.

Director-General, Interior Trade and Prices, 1968-1970. Minister of Economy and Finance, under Jacques Chirac, 1974-1976. Minister of Infrastructure, under Raymond Barre, 1976, resigned 1977.

Senator, Republican, then Republican and Independent Union, for Hauts-de-Seine, since 1977. Chairman of Senate Social Affairs Committee. since 1983. Member of political office of Republican Party, 1977-1986.

Member, 1978, Vice-Chairman, 1978-1986, of Union for French Democracy. Mayor of Saint-Cloud, 1971-1992. Departmental Councillor for Saint-Cloud canton, 1973-1989.

Chairman of Local Finance Committee, since 1980. Vice-Chairman, 1982-1986, 1st Vice-Chairman, since 1986, Regional Council for Ile-de-France. Member of board of directors of Paris Transport Corporation (RATP), since 1984.

Deputy Managing Director, 1970, Managing Director, 1972-1974, and Administrator, 1973-1974, of Commercial and Industrial Credit. Administrator then Chairman and Managing Director of Property Savings Company, 1972-1974. Administrator of Transatlantic Bank, 1971-1974 and of Commercial Chartering and Fuel Company, 1972-1974.


  • Other Work

    • Et si nous parlions de demain? 1979. La Tentation socialdémocrate, 1985. Remèdes four l’Assurance Malodie, doc. française, 1989.


Spouse Odile Mion, 1958.