Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Legion of Honor - Marie Jean Marcel Chevallier

Just a scrap of information.

Legion of Honor:

French nationals, men and women, can be received into the légion, for "eminent merit" (mérites éminents) in military or civil life. In practice, in current usage, the order is conferred, in addition to military recipients, to many entrepreneurs, high-level civil servants, sport champions in as well as other people with high connections in the executive.

Chevallier Marie Jean Marcel

 Né le 08/05/1893 à Haute-marne - Graffigny-Chemin


The Palais de la Légion d'Honneur or Hotel de Salm on the Left Bank of the Seine River.The building houses the museum of the Legion of Honor.

From Wikipedia.

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