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French Legislators, 1871-1940: Biographical Data (ICPSR 9050) RSS

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Summary:

This collection contains biographical data for all members of the French Chamber of Deputies and Senate who were elected to any of the legislatures from 1871 to 1940. Data were collected by the principal investigator using the following sources: (1) Robert Adolphe and Gaston Cougny, DICTIONNAIRE DES PARLEMENTAIRES FRANCAIS, (2) Jean Jolly, DICTIONNAIRE DES PARLEMENTAIRES FRANCAIS, (3) ANNUAIRE DU PARLEMENT, (4) TABLEAU DES ELECTIONS A LA CHAMBRE DES DEPUTES, and (5) Georges Lachapelle, ELECTIONS LEGISLATIVES DES 26 AVRIL ET 10 MAI 1914. There are 3,963 deputies, 813 senators, and 932 members who served in both chambers, for a total of 5,708 individual records. There are 111 variables per record, covering the legislator's dates of service, family background, age, education, profession, local and/or previous electoral service, party and political affiliation, successful and unsuccessful campaigns, and department represented.

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Graham, James Q. Jr. French Legislators, 1871-1940: Biographical Data. ICPSR09050-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1983. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09050.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • Bowling Green State University. Faculty Development Committee

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   biographical data, educational background, family background, French National Assembly, legislative bodies, legislators, nineteenth century, parliamentary governments, political affiliation, political behavior, political campaigns, political history, politicians, public officials, twentieth century

Geographic Coverage:   France, Global

Time Period:  

  • 1871--1940

Universe:   All members of the French Chamber of Deputies and Senate who were elected to any of the legislatures from 1871 to 1940.

Data Types:   administrative records data

Methodology

Data Source:

(1) Robert Adolphe and Gaston Cougny, DICTIONNAIRE DES PARLEMENTAIRES FRANCAIS, (2) Jean Jolly, DICTIONNAIRE DES PARLEMENTAIRES FRANCAIS, (3) ANNUAIRE DU PARLEMENT, (4) TABLEAU DES ELECTIONS A LA CHAMBRE DES DEPUTES, and (5) Georges Lachapelle, ELECTIONS LEGISLATIVES DES 26 AVRIL ET 10 MAI 1914.

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Standardized missing values.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

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