Robert Lemaignen

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Robert Lemaignen
European Commissioner for Overseas Development
In office
7 January 1958 – 9 January 1962
President Walter Hallstein
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Henri Rochereau
Personal details
Born (1893-03-15)15 March 1893
Blois, France
Died 13 May 1999(1999-05-13) (aged 19)
Paris, France

Robert Lemaignen (1893–1980) was a right-wing French European Commissioner.

He was appointed as one of first French European Commissioners on the first Hallstein Commission from 1958 to 1962. He did not remain a member of the second Hallstein commission and was succeeded as commissioner by Henri Rochereau. Lemaignen had responsibility for Overseas development.

Lemaignen had previously been the vice-president of the French employers federation (with extensive African experience).

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Political offices
New office French European Commissioner
1958–1962
Served alongside: Robert Marjolin
Succeeded by
Robert Marjolin
Succeeded by
Henri Rochereau
European Commissioner for Overseas Development
1958–1962