Congressman D'Amours is a retired Democratic member of the U.S. Congress where he was an active participant on issues related to banking and finance. Mr. D'Amours remains active in New Hampshire and national politics. He is a partner in Dierman, Wortley, Zola & Associates in Washington, DC.
After his retirement from Congress, President Clinton appointed him as the Chairman of the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) and he was subsequently unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate. For seven years as Chairman of NCUA, he managed this federal government agency with oversight over eleven thousand institutions managing $400 billion in assets.
Mr. D' Amours had also served as Assistant Attorney General for the State of New Hampshire. Prior to his government service, Mr. D'Amours was a practicing attorney in the state of New Hampshire.
The DAMOURS were furthermore rewarded by LOUIS XII by having a seat on the "Conseil Royal" (Royal Council): Sieur François Damours du Serrin was appointed on July 5th 1489, both as Councillor and as Maitre d' of King Louis XII's household.
Their son, GABRIEL D'AMOURS, seigneur du Serrin, born in Durtal, Anjou, was married on June 14 1531, at the time when Jacques Cartier was preparing for one of his famous trips to America, in Paris to MADELEINE DE BIDAUT, daughter of Charles de Bidaut (secretary to the King) and Catherine Auvrillot de Champlastroux.
So, yes, Louis D'Amours, the second son to Pierre D'AMOURS, was married in St-Gervais, on September 11 1614 to Anne de Gravelle, and Louis D'Amours had a son by ELISABETH TESSIER (daughter of Jean-Valere Tessier and Livia Branbille), Mathieu, born in 1618 in the Parish of St-Paul, in Paris.
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