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Jean BROCARD, French Deputy. Officer of the Legion of Honour; Chevalier of Maritime Merit; Chevalier of Social Merit; Commemorative Indochina Medal.


BROCARD, Jean was born on October 4, 1920 in Gray, Haute-Saône, France. Parents: Claudius Brocard and Simone Brocard (née Mejasson).


Augustin-Coumot College, Gray. Faculty of Law, Paris, doctorate in law. Independent School of Political Science, diploma.


Chief Administrator, Navy, 1942-1956. Auditor, Air Force administration, 1957-1963. On detachment as financial adviser to French Ambassador to North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1963-1967.

Auditor, Army administration, 1967. General Auditor, Reserve Army, 1971. Deputy for Haute-Savoie, 2nd constituency: Annecy-Saint-Julien, 1968, re-elected 1973, 1978, 1981, 1986 and 1988.

Chairman of Independent Republican Group, National Assembly, 1974. On detachment to Minister of State for the Interior, 1975. Vice-Chairman of National Assembly, 1976-1981 and 1983-1984.

Departmental Councillor for Haute-Savoie, Annecy-le-Vieux canton, since 1973. Vice-Chairman of Departmental Council. Mayor of Annecy-leVieux, 1977, re-elected 1983.

Judge at the High Court of Justice, since 1987.


  • Le Renflouement des épaves de navire (thesis), 1950. Pour qui la montagne vive, 1975.


Clubs: Perspectives and Realities Club. Saint-Claude Pipe-makers’ Brotherhood.


  • Other Interests

    Mountain sports, tennis.


Spouse Elisabeth Laeuffer, 1944. Children: Yves, Marie-Odile, Genevieve, Olivier.