Paul Cérésole

Paul Cérésole (November 16, 1832 - January 7, 1905) was a Swiss politician, judge of the Supreme Court (1867-1870) and member of the Swiss Federal Council (1870-1875).

He was elected to the Federal Council of Switzerland on February 1, 1870, and handed over office on December 31, 1875. He was affiliated with the Free Democratic Party of Switzerland.

While in office he held the following departments:

His son Pierre was a noted pacifist.

Cérésole died 1905 in Lausanne.

"Avenue Paul-Cérésole" in Vevey is named for him.

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