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Serge Léon Pierre CHARLES


Serge Léon Pierre CHARLES, French Deputy. Chevalier of the National Order of Merit; Medal of Youth and Sport.


CHARLES, Serge Léon Pierre was born on November 17, 1927 in Breteuil-sur-Iton, Eure, Paris. Parents: André Charles and Isabelle Charles (née Patou).


University of Lille, masters degree in public law. State qualification as teacher of judo. Goethe Institute, Munich, diploma.


Town Councillor, 1959-1968, Mayor, since 1968, of Marcqcn-Barocul. Councillor, 1971-1983, Vice-Chairman, since 1983, of Urban Community of Lille. Regional Councillor for Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 1978-1986.

Deputy for Nord, 9th constituency: Tourcoing Nord, Est et Sud, 1978, re-elected 1981, 1986 and 1988. Chairman of Centre Métropole Intercommunal Multi-vocational Association, 1978. Nord Departmental Delegate, Territorial Civil Service Management Centre, then Vice-Chairman of the Centre.

Chairman of Nord Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic) Federation. Member of Cultural, Family and Social Affairs Commission. Member of Commission for Constitutional Laws, Legislation and General Administration of the Republic, since 1981.

Chief technician, then industrial artist, Socony Vacuum française des pétroles (oil company). Port Jérôme, 1949-1951. Commercial prospecter, 1951.

Sales Inspector, 1953-1957, Regional Director for Nord-Normandie, 1957, France-Lait Company.


  • Other Interests

    Hunting, parachuting, judo (teacher).


Spouse Jacqueline Wengel, 1975. Children: Martine, Philippe, Olivier, Nathalie, Thibaud.