Paul André

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Paul André (born February 23, 1837 in Paris , † December 3, 1896 in Cery , entitled to residency in Yens ) was a Swiss politician , representative of the liberal-radical faction (today's FDP, The Liberals ).


André studied law at the University of Lausanne and licensed in 1863, was admitted to the bar in 1865 and then worked as a lawyer. From 1867 to 1868 he was examining magistrate and from 1871 to 1872 he was associate professor of criminal law. In Touraine , France , he ran a company from 1881 to 1890, but returned to Lausanne and then worked from 1891 to 1896 as a deputy public prosecutor.

From 1870 to 1881 André was a member of the Grand Council of the Canton of Vaud , where he represented radical positions. He was a city ​​councilor from 1874 to 1878 and from 1878 to 1881 municipal councilor of the city of Lausanne . After the parliamentary elections in 1878 he was a member of the National Council until 1881 . André was friends with Louis-Henri Delarageaz .

In the Swiss Army he was a cavalry captain . From 1857 to 1858 he presided over the academic society Belles-Lettres , was a member of the Zofingia student association from 1857 to 1860 and in 1871 became an honorary member of the Helvetia Swiss student association .

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  1. ^ Gilbert Marion: André, Paul. In: Historical Lexicon of Switzerland .