Skip to content

Near Rennes, Robert Marchand celebrated his centenary

ROBERT MARCHAND © photo provided by the family

Robert Marchand; resident of the Les Jardins du Castel nursing home; in Châteaugiron; celebrated his 100 years; Tuesday; November 9; 2021; surrounded by his family; friends; neighbors and personnel from his sector.

“Son of a grocer; dad lived all his youth in the Ternes neighborhood in 17me district of Paris –; relates his son Franck Marchand.

Succeeds in contest of police inspectors; exercising its functions in Bourges. Then join the Resistance. “Will be enlisted as a volunteer in the army of the Rhine and the Danube under the authority of General Delattre. Then Dad worked; like many in his family; in the corral. “

He develops a passion for reading and literaturee; and eventually became a representative of multiple cards; particularly in terms of publishing children’s books “like the Rouge et Or collection or the Dupuis comics.”

Representative of the main publishers

In 1961 he even became a representative of the Presses de la Cité publishing house; then Plon and finally Julliard in 1965. -We lived in Brest then;– recalls his son. And then it was thearrival in Rennes in 1969 take over the agency of the Presses de la Cité group; for the five Breton departments. “

Table tennis world championship

And it was in July 1977 that the family moved to Châteaugiron; Robert Marchand joined many associations such as veterans and the table tennis; even participating; 20 years ago; in the veterans world championship in tokyo !

Once retired; he is in charge of the revision of the medalist works and of the historical association of the country of Châteaugiron.

Has this article been useful for you? Know that you can follow Le Journal de Vitré in space My news . In one click; after registration; you will find all the news from your favorite cities and brands.

!function(f;b;e;v;n;t;s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n;arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version='2.0'; n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(t;s)}(window; document;'script'; ''); fbq('init'; '183114723670867'); fbq('track'; 'PageView');

News Now of Rennes on