FRANCE PRESIDENT PAUL DOUMER AUTOGRAPH



Paul Doumer was born March 22, 1857 – died May 7, 1932.  Doumer  was the President of France from June 13, 1931 until his assassination. Born in Aurillac, in the Cantal département, in France. He was Governor-General of French Indochina from 1897 to 1902. After returning from French Indochina, Doumer served as President of the Chamber of Deputies (a post equivalent to the speaker of parliament) from 1902 to 1905. He was elected President of the French Republic on May 13, 1931, defeating the better known Aristide Briand. On May 6, 1932, he was shot in Paris at the opening of a book fair by Paul Gorguloff, a mentally unstable Russian émigré. He died at 04:37 a.m. on May 7.

 

Original Paul Doumer Autograph, Signed on Card Stock. Included with autograph is the Paul Doumer Stamp. Regular Price – $ 150.00 / Sale Price – $ 95.00.

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