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Monory began his career as the owner of a garage. He was the founder of the Poitiers Futuroscope.
Monory first became a Senator in 1968. A member of the Union for French Democracy (UDF), he was Minister of Economy and Finance (1978-1981) in the government of Raymond Barre. He was President of the Regional Council of Poitou-Charentes from March 1985 to March 1986. He later served as Minister of Education (1986-1988) in the government of Jacques Chirac. He succeeded Alain Poher as President of the Senate in 1992.
He served as President of the Senate for two terms. He was defeated for re-election to the post on 1 October 1998, withdrawing after the first round of voting; Christian Poncelet was elected in the third round.
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