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Jean Georges Adolphe Emile CHERIOUX


Jean Georges Adolphe Emile CHERIOUX, French Senator. Chevalier of the Legion of Honour; Officer of the National Order of Merit and of Agricultural Merit; Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (Great Britain); Commander of the Order of St. Gregory the Great (Holy See) and of Merit of the Sovereign Order of Malta.


CHERIOUX, Jean Georges Adolphe Emile was born on February 16, 1928 in Paris, France. Parents: Marcel Chérioux and Suzanne (née Leveugle).


Hattemer School, Paris. Faculty of Law, Paris, first degree, second degree in public law and political economy. Institute of Political Studies, Paris, diploma.


Town Councillor for Saint-Antoine-du-Rocher, 1953-1965. Member of Paris City Council Office and Departmental Councillor for Seine, 1965. Vice-Chairman of Paris Council, 1969.

Re-elected Town Councillor, 15th arrondissement, 1971-1983. Chairman of Paris council, 1971-1972, member of City Hall Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) group. General spokesman on social security budget for Paris, 1969-1977.

Member of Board of Governors, since 1971. And Vice-Chairman of Transport Commission, 1973-1976, of District of Paris Region. Deputy Mayor of Paris, since 1977.

Senator for Paris, 1977, re-elected 1986. Vice-Chairman of Senate Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) group and of Senate Social Affairs Committee, 1980-1986. ViceChairman of the Senate, since 1986.

Secretary-General, 1961-1973, administrator, since 1970, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, 1976-1977 of International Investment and Capitalisation Company. Chairman and Managing Director, 1964, Managing Director, 1965-1977, then administrator of Economic and Financial Analysis Company.


  • L’Organisation administrative et politique de l’Irlande du Nord (thesis). Au service de Paris.


Clubs: Honorary President of AdolpheCherioux Girde.


Spouse Marie-José Saussier, 1951. Children: Joëlle, Brigitte, Philippe.