Geoffroy Gastinois

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Geoffroy Gastinois
Order: 22nd Prefect of Nouvelle Gaulle
Term of Office: 1 Vendémiaire, CCXI (23 September, 2001); - 5 Sans-Culottide, CCXIV
Predecessor: Pierre Godbehère
Successor: Benct Olaf Norbin
Date of birth: X,X,X
Date of death: None
Place of birth:Pamplona, Nouvelle Navarre, Louisianne
Profession: Businessman, Lawyer, Politician
Political Party: Free Republicans (Républicains Libres)
Relgious Affiliation: Catholic


Biography

Geoffroy Gastinois was born into an affluent middle-class family in the département of Omara, and attended private schools. While finishing his collegiate studies and juris-doctorate, Gastinois worked in his father's insurance company as an adjustor. When Gastinois graduated law-school, he was quickly accepted as a corporate lawyer for his family's insurance company, Omara Life Insurance Co.

After 10 years, Gastinois was elected to serve as an MP to the Prefectoral Parliament. It was during this time that his homosexual interests were uncovered by the press. For a time there was talk in the media of him resigning from the Parliament. Within a few months, however, it became clear that Gastinois would not resign, but would continue the rest of his term.

Through his devotion to his position and his unimpeachable track record Gastinois succeeded in garnering public support, which was useful in his race against Pierre Godbehère for the Prefectoral seat.

Godbehère, the incumbent, was touted as the likely winner, having held much support from the Native Americans in the Prefecture. This was shown to be untrue, as Gastinois was tallied as having garnered 85% of the popular vote, sufficent to elect him to head the Préfecture.

Prefectoral Administration

Prefect Gastinois at a fund-raising dinner.

Préfect Gastinois retired from public service at the end of elections in 2006 citing health-problems for himself and his partner.

Preceded by:
Pierre Godbehère
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Prefect of Nouvelle Gaulle
Succeeded by:
Benct Olaf Norbin
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