Maurice Fontaine

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Maurice Fontaine
Member of the French Senate from Gard
In office
Mayor of Aigues-Mortes
In office
Personal details
Born (1919-09-20)September 20, 1919
Died January 2, 2015(2015-01-02) (aged 95)
Occupation Viticulturist

Maurice Fontaine (September 20, 1919 – January 2, 2015) was a French politician.[1]


He was born in 1919, and was a viticulturist. In 1965, he was elected mayor of Aigues-Mortes, a position he would hold until 1977. He ran for the position of Senator from Gard in 1971, placing second to Suzanne Crémieux. When she died in 1976, he succeeded automatically to her place. In the Senate, he was a member of the "Groupe de la Gauche démocratique".

He was not re-elected at the next election, in 1980.


  1. ^ Allard, Thierry. "AIGUES-MORTES Décès de l’ancien sénateur-maire Maurice Fontaine" (in French). objectifgard. Retrieved 4 March 2015. 

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