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Jean GATEL, French Deputy. Officer of the National Order of Merit.


GATEL, Jean was born on February 10, 1948 in Vienne, Isère, France. Parents: Paul Gatel and Firmine Gatel (née Allegri).


Ponsard High School, Vienne. University of Lyons; University of Aix-enProvence, first degree in history and geography, masters degree in contemporary history, first degree in economics, CAPES in economic and social sciences (competitive examination for teachers).


Town Councillor for Orange, since 1977. Chairman of Finance Cltee. of Orange Mixed Economy Company, 1977-1983, since 1989. Deputy 1st Federal Secretary of Vaucluse Socialist Federation, since 1979.

Deputy for Vaucluse, 3rd constituency: Orange, 1981-1983. Secretary of National Defence Commission. Regional Councillor for Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur.

Secretary of State to Charles Hemu, Minister of Defence, 1983-1984. Secretary of State to Prime Minster responsible for Social Economy, 198486. General Councillor, Orange West, since 1988.

Vice President, General Council of Vaucluse, in charge of regional development. First Deputy to the Mayor of Orange, since 1989. President, National Association of local and regional development, since 1989.

Deputy for Vaucluse, since 1988. Teacher, 1971-1981; consultant with Lyon Bank Society. President, services Association.


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Spouse Martine Baraquin, 1980. Children: Nicolas, Vincent (from 1st marriage).