France - Orléans (Loiret)
This topic gathers informations about: E. Turbat & Cie, Eugène Turbat (1865-1944).
Nursery was founded by Jules Gouchault in 1869. Then it became "_Pépinières E. Turbat & Cie_" when he associates with Eugène Turbat and Gaston Rouillard. Eugène Turbat was best known for its activities through rose grower creations varieties of hybrid roses polyantha type. He was elected mayor of Orleans in 1929 and became a senator in the Loiret on 1933. At the beginning of World War II, July 10, 1940, it does not take part in the vote full powers to Marshal Pétain. Eugene Turbat was awarded the rank of Chevalier of the Legion of honneur. Orleans street named after him.
His son Marcel (1907-2000) became a partner (1930) before succeeding him.
His grandson Jean ended Plants Turbat (1983).
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