Alexandre Goüin

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Alexandre Goüin
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Senator of the Second Empire
In office
1867-1870
Vice president of Corps législatif
Minister of Commerce and Agriculture
In office
1840
Deputy for Indre-et-Loire
In office
1831-1867

Alexandre Henri Goüin (1792 in Tours – 1872) was a French banker and politician.

Life[edit]

Came from a banker family, he was member of the municipal council of Tours from 1820 on and president of the Tribunal and Chamber of Commerce of Tours.

He was deputy for the department of Indre-et-Loire (1831-1868), president of the General councils of Indre-et-Loire (1834-), minister of Commerce and Agriculture in the government of Louis-Philippe of France (1840), Vice president of Corps législatif and Senator of the Second Empire (1868-1870).

Goüin has director of Caisse générale du commerce et de l'industrie (1844-1848).

He was the father of Eugène Goüin and the uncle of Ernest Goüin.

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References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Frederick Martin,Handbook of contemporary biography, 1870
  • HighWire Press,History of Political Economy, Volumes 5 à 6, Duke University Press, 1973
Political offices
Preceded by
Laurent Cunin-Gridaine
Minister of Commerce and Agriculture
1840
Succeeded by
Laurent Cunin-Gridaine