Paul Lebreton was the son of Dr Alfred Lebreton and Mathile Lebreton (née de Luppé). In his early years as a tennis player, Paul was a member of the Tennis Club de Paris, where he notably received instruction from the renowned Irish professional lawn tennis coach Thomas Burke. Paul was also a member of the lawn tennis club in Berck-sur-Mer, north-west France. Like his father before him, Paul Lebreton became a medical doctor, and worked as a urological surgeon in Paris. In 1914, he was made a member of the French Order of Academic Palms. From 1922 to 1928, he was President of the French Urologists’ Union. In 1927, he was made a Knight of the Legion of Honour, while in 1955 he was made a Commander in the same order of merit.
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