Born on 18.11.1876 in Le Mans. Trained mechanic. From 1895 until 1900 he was a technician at Léon Bollée. 1900-1906: head of test department and experienced racing driver at Darracq. In 1907 he was signed as a racing driver at Benz & Cie. Héméry commited suicide on 08.09.1950 at the age of 74, being absolutely poor.