Trocmé, André

Birth Name Trocmé, André [1]
Gender male
Age at Death 70 years, 1 month, 28 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth April 7, 1901   André Trocmé was born in Saint-Quentin

Marriage     André Trocmé married Magda Grilli

Occupation   Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, canton de Tence, arrondissement d'Yssingeaux. Haute-Loire, Auvergne, France  

Event Note

In 1941, Pastor André Trocmé asked Daniel Trocmé, his nephew, to become the principal of Les Grillons, a boarding school for Jewish refugee children established by the American Friends Service Committee (Quakers), in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon.

Event Note

In 1938, Pastor André Trocmé and the Reverend Edouard Theis founded the Collège Lycée International Cévenol in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon. to prepare local country youngsters to enter university.

Death June 5, 1971    




Weapons of the Spirit Community

Source References

  1. We Only Know Men, The Rescue of Jews in France during the Holocaust


    1. Trocmé, André