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Louis Jean MEXANDEAU

politician , teacher

Louis MEXANDEAU, French teacher and politician. National Bureau, Syndicat National de l’Enseignement Secondaire 1955-1957; Perm. Committee and National Political Bureau 1969-1971.

Background

MEXANDEAU, Louis Jean was born on July 6, 1931 in Wanquetin, Pas-de-Calais, France. Parents: Hilaire Mexandeau and Jeanne Mexandeau (née Canel).

Education

Arras College; Faculties of Letters, Lille and Pans. Institute of Political Studies, Paris. Agrgé in history.

Career

Founder and Secretary for Calvados, 1965-1971, then member of Permanent Group and National Political Office, 1969-1971, of Convention of Republican Institutions (CIR). Federal First Secretary, Calvados Socialist Party, 1971-1973. Elected Socialist Deputy for Calvados (Caen), 1973, re-elected 1978, 1981.

Handed over his seat to Eliane Provost. County Councillor for Calvados (Caen II), 1973-1984, then Caen V, 1985-1988. Socialist Party National Education Delegate, 1975-1981.

Minister of Posts and Telecommunications, 1981-1983. Minister Delegate to the Minister of Industrial Redeployment, in charge of Posts and Telecommunications, 1984-1986. Elected Socialist Deputy for Calvados, 1986, re-elected 1988.

Regional Councillor, 1988. National Secretary, Socialist Party, in charge of Training. Minister of State, responsible for War Veterans.

History and geography teacher, Malherbe College, Caen, 1961-1973. Member of National Office, National Secondary Education Council (FEN), 1955-1957.

Works

  • Les Capétiens, 1972. Plan socialiste pour l’Education nationale. 1977.

Membership

National Bureau, Syndicat National de l’Enseignement Secondaire 1955-1957. Perm. Committee and National Political Bureau 1969-1971.

Connections

Spouse Michèle Cusin, 1960. Children: Nicolas, Cécile.

father:
Hilaire Mexandeau

mother:
Jeanne Canel

spouse:
Michele Cusin