Georges Fontès is confirmed dead at the age of 95.
Georges was best known as a French politician.
Georges Fontès
Georges Fontès - juin 2011.JPG
Fontès in 2011
General Councillor of Hérault
In office
26 March 1982 – 2 April 2015
Preceded byPierre Brousse
Mayor of Béziers
In office
18 March 1983 – 24 March 1989
Preceded byPaul Balmigère
Succeeded byAlain Barrau
Deputy of Hérault
In office
16 March 1986 – 1 April 1986
Succeeded byRené Couveinhes
State Secretary of Veterans' Affairs
In office
20 March 1986 – 10 May 1988
Preceded byJean Laurain
Succeeded byJacques Mellick
Personal details
Born5 September 1924
Béziers, France
Died3 March 2020(2020-03-03) (aged 95)
Béziers, France
NationalityFrench
Political partyUMP
OccupationPolitician
Georges Fontès (5 September 1924 – 3 March 2020) was a French politician. He was first a member of the Social Democratic Party (PSD), then the Rally for the Republic (RPR), and finally the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP).
Biography
Fontès was the son of a truck driver and a housekeeper. He was one of the most prominent citizens of Béziers, but was excluded from the Grand Orient de France "inassuidity". He was in favor of reestablishing the death penalty in France.
Honors
Officer of the Legion of Honour (2011)
Knight of the Ordre national du Mérite
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