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Yves René Henri GUENA

politician

Yves René Henri GUENA, French Senator. Commander of the Legion of Honour; Croix de Guerre 39-45; Medal of the Resistance.

Background

GUENA, Yves René Henri was born on July 6, 1922 in Brest, Finistère, France. Parents: Yves Guéna and Yvonne Guéna (née Kemaléguen).

Education

School of National Admin., 1946-1947.

Career

Civil Controller, Morocco, 1947. Head of Petitions, Council of State, 1957. Technical councillor then Director of Cabinet, Minister of Justice, 1958-1959.

Assistant Director of Cabinet, Prime Minister, 1959. High Commissioner then Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Envoy for France, Ivory Coast, 1959. Deputy, Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic), Dordogne, 1962-1981.

Minister of Post and Telecommunications, 1967-1968. Minister of Information, 1968. Minister of Post and Telecommunications, 196869.

Member, Council of State, 1969, 1972. General Councillor, Dordogne, 1970-1989. Member. Commission for Regional Economic Development, Aquitaine, 1971-1973.

Mayor, Périgueux, 1971. Minister of Transport, 1973-1974. Minister of Industry, Commerce and Artisans, 1974.

Honorary member. Council of State. since 1974. Assistant Secretary-General, UDR, 1974. Secretary-General, UDR, 1976.

Political delegate, Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic). 1977-1978; political councillor and National Treasurer, 1978-1979. Vice-President, Regional Council, Aquitaine, 1985-1986.

Deputy, Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic), Dordogne, 1986-1988. Vice-President, National Assembly Finance Committee, 1986. Senator, Rassemblement pour la République (Rally for the Republic), Dordogne, since 1989.

Religion

Roman Catholic.

Membership

Clubs: member, Academy of Sciences for Overseas. Member of jury, François Mauriac Literary Prize.

Connections

Spouse Oriane Guéna (née de la Bourdonnaye), 1945. Children: Frédéric, Guy-Philippe, Etienne, Brigitte, Nicolas, Elisabeth, Emmanuel.

spouse:
Oriane de la Bourdonnaye