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Jean SPAUTZ

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Jean SPAUTZ, Minister of the Interior, Minister of Housing and Urbanism.

Background

SPAUTZ, Jean was born on September 9, 1930 in Schifflange, Luxembourg.

Career

Chairman of Young Catholic Workers (JOC), 1954-1959. Chairman of Youth Branch of Social Christian Party, 66. Deputy for Sud constituency, 1959-1980.

Member of bureau of Chamber of Deputies, 1964-1976. Vice-Chairman of Chamber of Deputies, 80. Communal Councillor for Schifflange, 1964-1980.

Deputy Burgomaster for Schifflange, 1975-1980. Member of Consultative Assembly of Council of Europe and of Assembly of Western European Union, 1968-1979. Member of European Parliament, 1979-1980.

Minister of the Interior, Minister of the Family, Housing and Social Solidarity, 1980, 1984. Minister of the Interior, Housing and Urbanism, since 1989. Chairman of Social Christian Party, 1982-1990.

Honorary Chairman of Social Christian Party, 1990. Rolling mill operator, Arbed-Belval Factory, for 19 years. Trade union activist, then secretary of workers’ delegation.

National Chairman of Christian Trade Unions (LCGB) of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 1967-1980.