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Olivier Marie Maurice GUICHARD

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Olivier Marie Maurice GUICHARD, French politician. Rassemblement du peuple francais, and Principal Secretary to General de Gaulle 1947-1954; Council of Administration Radiodiffusion-Telbvision francaise 1964-1967.

Background

GUICHARD, Olivier Marie Maurice was born on July 27, 1920 in Néac, Gironde, France. Parents: Baron Louis Guichard and Baronne Madeleine Guichard (née Brisson).

Education

Saint-Louis School; Faculties of Law and Letters, Paris, first degrees in law and letters. Independent School of Political Sciences, diploma.

Career

On detachment to Rally for the French People, 194751. Principal Private Secretary to General de Gaulle, 1951-1958. Director of Press Office, Commissionership for Atomic Energy, 1955-1958.

Deputy Principal Private Secretary to General de Gaulle, 1958. Prefect, 3rd class, on secondment, 1958. Technical adviser, general secretariat of office of President of the Republic, 1959-1960.

General Delegate of Saharan Regions Joint Organisation, 1960-1962. On detachment to Georges Pompidou, Prime Minister, 1962-1967. Administrator, Franco-Algerian Technical Body for exploitation of mineral resources, 1962-1967.

Delegate for National and Regional Development and Regional Action, 1963-1967. Vice-Chairman of National Commission for National and Regional Development, since 1963. Administrator of Rhone National Company, 1966-1967.

Member of board of directors of French Broadcasting Corporation (ORTF), 1964-1967. Town Councillor, 194562, then Mayor, 1962-1971, of Néac, Gironde. Deputy, 5th Republic, for Loire-Atlantique, 7th constituency: Guérande, 1967.

Minister of Industry, 1967-1968. Deputy UDR for Loire-Atlantique, 7th constituency, 1968. Minister Delegate to Prime Minister, responsible for the Plan and National and Regional Development, 1968-1969.

Minister of Education, 1969-1972. Departmental Councillor for Guérande canton, 1970-1982. Mayor of La Baute, I97I-.

Deputy for Loire-Atlantique, 1973. Minister for National and Regional Development, Infrastructure, Housing and Tourism, 1972-1974. Minister of State for National and Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport, 1974.

Deputy for Loire-Atlantique, 1974-1976. Chairman of Regional Council for Pays de la Loire, since 1974. Chairman of Committee for Increased Local Authority Responsibliity, 1975.

Minister of State for Justice, 1976-1977. Councillor of State, 1978-1987. Deputy for Loire-Atlantique, 1978, 1981, 1986, and 1988. registered member of Rally for the Republic group, National Assembly.

Chairman of board of directors of Conservatory for sea shore and lake shore regions, since 1986. Chairman of Association for, City of Nantes, since 1987.

Membership

Rassemblement du peuple francais, and Principal Secretary to General de Gaulle 1947-1954. Council of Administration Radiodiffusion-Telbvision francaise 1964-1967.

  • Clubs: French Automobile Club.

Connections

Spouse Suzanne Vincent. Children: Malcy, Constance, Aline.

father:
Baron Louis Guichard

mother:
Madeleine Brisson