Alphonse Bory

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Alphonse Bory (born October 15, 1838 in St. Gallen , † April 8, 1891 in Coppet , entitled to live in Coppet and Mies ) was a Swiss politician of the Free Democratic Party (FDP).


Bory studied law in Geneva , Lausanne and Heidelberg and then worked as a notary and landowner . From 1863 to 1869 he was a substitute clerk at the cantonal court of the canton of Vaud . From 1871 to 1872 he worked as an assessor at the Peace Court .

From 1874 to 1888 he was a member of the Grand Council of the Canton of Vaud. In 1881 he was elected to the Council of States and resigned in 1887, where he was President of the Council of States in 1887 . He was considered an expert in financial matters.

From 1880 to 1889 he was a member of the General Council of the Waadtländer Hypothekarkasse and from 1883 to 1887 he was a member of the Board of Directors of the Swiss Federal Bank . From 1887 to 1889 he was General Councilor of the Cantonal Bank of Vaud .

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