Madeleine de Grandmaison

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Madeleine Jouye de Grandmaison, née Nol, (born January 27, 1938 in Le Morne-Rouge, Martinique) is a French politician and member of the Martinican Democratic Rally.

She has been a member of the regional council since the 1980s, representing first the Martinican Progressive Party (PPM) and,[1] since 2005, the new Martinican Democratic Rally led by Claude Lise (President of the General Council).

She became MEP on October 14, 2007 following the resignation of Paul Vergès.[2]

For the 2009 European elections, she was the top candidate in the Atlantic Section of the DOM-TOM constituency for the Overseas Alliance (Alliances des Outre-Mers) list led by Élie Hoarau.[3]

Grandmaison is also head of the Martinique Tourist Board.[4]

References[edit]

This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the French Wikipedia.
  1. ^ "Vers l’alliance de l’Outre-mer avec Paul Vergès". Temoignages. 24 May 2004. 
  2. ^ "Paul Vergès passe le relais à Madeleine de Grandmaison". Temoignages. 15 October 2007. 
  3. ^ "Madeleine de Grandmaison". martinique.franceantilles.fr. 29 April 2009. 
  4. ^ Lamy, Rodolphe (18 February 2009). "Tourists cancel trips to French resort islands amid unrest". Associated Press.