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René GALY-DEJEAN, French Deputy. Knight of the Legion of Honour; Knight of the National Order of Merit; Cross of Military Valour, Knight of Academic Palms.


GALY-DEJEAN, René was born on March 16, 1932 in Mauvezin, Gers, France. Parents: Elie Galy and Sidonie Galy (née Dejean).


Faculty of Law and Institut, of International Politics, Paris, degree in law.


Councillor, Paris, 1965-1977. General Councillor, Seine, 1965-1971. Mayor, 15th Arrondissement of Paris, since 1983.

Deputy Mayor, Paris, since 1983. Schoolmaster, 1951-1952. Postal and Telecommunications (PTT) Inspector, 1953-1957.

Head Press Officer, Foreign Relations’ Service, Minister of PTT, 1960-1961. Private Secretary and Assistant Head of Cabinet, Minister of PTT, 1962-1967. Pres, and Dir.- General, Society for Mixed Economy for Equipment and Management, 15th Arrondissement, 1965-1973 and since 1974.

Former President, New Society for Lighting and Heating. Head of Mission and Head of Cabinet of General Secretariat of the Presidency, 1969-1974.


  • Other Interests

    Tennis, swimming.


Spouse Sophie Galy-Dejean (née Durand-Gasselin), 1977. Children: Stéphane (First Marriage), Cyril, Adrien, Jérôme (Second Marriage).