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Cedric Richmond, a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 13, 1973; graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School, New Orleans, La., 1991; B.A., Morehouse C...

9/23/2016 9/24/2016

Carleton Hunt (January 1, 1836 – August 14, 1921) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served one term as a Democrat. Hunt was born in Ne...

9/15/2014 8/31/2016

Find A Grave Memorial Effingham Lawrence (March 2, 1820 – December 9, 1878) was a Democratic Party member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served on...

1/16/2010 8/31/2016

Samuel Matthews Robertson, (son of Edward White Robertson), a Representative from Louisiana; born in Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, La., January 1, 1852; attended Magruder’s Collegiate Institut...

12/17/2008 4/14/2016

Edward White Robertson, (father of Samuel Matthews Robertson), a Representative from Louisiana; born near Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., on June 13, 1823; moved with his parents to Iberville Pari...

12/17/2008 4/14/2016

. George Eustis, Jr. (September 28, 1828 – March 15, 1872) was an American lawyer and politician. Biography He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on September 28, 1828, the eldest son ...

3/26/2010 3/20/2016

Garret Graves, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, on January 31, 1972; graduated from Catholic High School, Baton Rouge, La., 1990; attended the...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

Ralph Abraham, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Alto, Richland Parish, La., September 16, 1954; graduated from Mangham High School, Mangham, La., 1972; B.A., Louisiana State University, Baton...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

John Fleming, (relative of Henry Clay and John Thomas Clay), a Representative from Louisiana; born in Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss., July 5, 1951; B.S., University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss.,...

2/14/2016 2/14/2016

Steve Scalise, a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., October 6, 1965; graduated from Rummel High School; B.S., Louisiana State Univeristy, Baton Rouge, La.; softw...

2/11/2016 2/11/2016

Charles W. Boustany, a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., February 21, 1956; graduated Cathedral Carmel High School, Lafayette, La.; B.S., University of Southwes...

2/11/2016 2/11/2016

US Congressman. Elected to represent Louisiana's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1891. Also served as a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention...

12/21/2015 12/21/2015

Philemon and Richard, his brother, professed religion and joined the "Hard Side Baptist" in the year 1789. Philemon became a Statesman and Richard a Minister. Philemon Thomas General Philemon Thoma...

1/25/2009 12/14/2015

Henry Adams Bullard (1788 - 1851)

Henry Adams Bullard (September 9, 1788 – April 17, 1851) was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served two terms as a Democrat and one as a W...

8/20/2015 8/20/2015

Edward Douglass White's governorship came in the middle of Whig dominance of the office. The sugar planters of the more populous Acadian parishes supported the pro-tariff Whigs and Alexander Porter led...

11/18/2010 8/18/2015

Felix Edward Hébert (1901 - 1979)

"F. Edward Hébert", "Eddie Hébert"

Felix Edward Hébert (October 12, 1901 – December 29, 1979), known as F. Edward Hébert, was the longest-serving member of the United States House of Representatives from the state...

7/28/2015 7/28/2015
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Bill Cassidy, a Senator and a Representative from Louisiana; born in Highland Park, Lake County, Ill., September 28, 1957; B.S., Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., 1979; M.D., Louisiana Stat...

6/20/2015 6/22/2015

John Berlinger Breaux, a Representative and a Senator from Louisiana; born in Crowley, La., March 1, 1944; graduated, University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, 1964; graduated, Louisiana State U...

11/13/2008 6/22/2015

Edwin Washington Edwards was elected to his first term by an unprecedented combination of "Cajun" and black votes. His administration was marked by several accomplishments. Edwards supported a consti...

12/7/2010 6/22/2015

) Edward J. Gay (February 3, 1816 – May 30, 1889) was a financier and member of United States Congress. He was born at Liberty, Bedford County, Virginia, in the United States. Gay is grandfath...

1/30/2012 6/20/2015

William Pitt Kellogg (December 8, 1830 – August 10, 1918) was an American politician and a governor of Louisiana from 1873-1877 during Reconstruction. He was one of the most important politici...

9/15/2008 6/20/2015

Speedy Oteria Long, (cousin of Huey Pierce Long and Gillis William Long), a Representative from Louisiana; born in Tullos, La Salle Parish, La., June 16, 1928; attended the public schools of La Salle a...

6/10/2015 6/10/2015

George S. Long, U.S. Congress (1883 - 1958)

"Doc"

George Shannon Long, (brother of Huey Pierce Long, brother-in-law of Rose McConnell Long, cousin of George S., and uncle of Russell Billiu Long), a Representative from Louisiana; born in Tunica, West F...

2/24/2009 6/9/2015

Catherine Small Long, (wife of Gillis W. Long), a Representative from Louisiana; born in Dayton, Ohio, February 7, 1924; graduated from Camp Hill High School, Camp Hill, Pa., 1942; B.A., Louisiana Stat...

6/9/2015 6/9/2015

Gillis William Long, (husband of Catherine Long, cousin of Huey Pierce Long, Rose McConnell Long, Russell Billiu Long, George Shannon Long, and Speedy Oteria Long), a Representative from Louisiana; bor...

6/9/2015 6/9/2015

David Connor Treen (1928 - 2009)

David Connor Treen, the first Republican governor in Louisiana since Reconstruction, knew well the political realities of the state. After receiving the endorsement of four Democrats he had faced in th...

12/7/2010 5/29/2015

Jared Young Sanders (1869 - 1944)

J. Y. Sanders was the first Governor elected under the primary law passed during Governor Blanchard's administration. Under the law, Sanders had to face another Democrat in a primary election before ru...

12/3/2010 5/29/2015

Michael Hahn, born in Bavaria, but orphaned and educated in Orleans Parish, opposed secession, avoided swearing loyalty to the Confederacy and collaborated with the Federal occupation forces in New Orl...

11/30/2010 5/29/2015

John E. Leonard (1845 - 1878)

John Edwards Leonard (September 22, 1845 – March 15, 1878) was a United States Representative from Louisiana. He was the grandnephew of John Edwards (Pennsylvania) who also served in Congress....

10/23/2009 4/25/2015

Cherubusco Newton, US Congress (1848 - 1910)

""Cherubusco"", ""Churubusco" or "Curubusco""

US Congressman. Elected to represent Louisiana's 5th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1887 to 1889. Also served as a Member of the Louisiana State Legislature.

10/9/2014 10/9/2014

Adolph Meyer, US Congress MP (1842 - 1908)

Adolph Meyer (October 19, 1842 – March 8, 1908) was a member of the U. S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served nine terms as a Democrat from 1891 until his dea...

3/21/2012 9/7/2014

Josiah Stoddard Johnston (November 24, 1784 – May 19, 1833) was a United States Representative and Senator from Louisiana. Born in Salisbury, Connecticut, he moved with his father to Kentucky ...

8/22/2014 8/22/2014

John Perkins, Jr. (1819 - 1885)

. A Representative from Louisiana; born in Natchez, Miss., July 1, 1819; received his early education from private tutors; was graduated from Yale College in 1840 and from the law department of Harva...

7/12/2009 6/18/2014

Charles Magill Conrad (December 24, 1804 – February 11, 1878) was a Louisiana politician who served in the United States Senate, United States House of Representatives, and Confederate Congres...

1/30/2012 6/18/2014

William Jasper Blackburn (July 24, 1820 – November 10, 1899) was an American printer and publisher who served in the United States House of Representatives from northwestern Louisiana from Jul...

12/29/2012 6/1/2014

Joseph Eugene Ransdell (October 7, 1858 - July 27, 1954) was a United States Representative and Senator from Louisiana. Born in Alexandria, the seat of Rapides Parish in central Louisiana, Ransdell a...

11/25/2008 5/24/2014

James Hobson "Jimmy" Morrison, Sr. (December 8, 1908 - July 20, 2000), was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from the Sixth Congressional District of Louisiana, who se...

1/4/2012 5/20/2014

Phanor Breazeale, US Congress (1858 - 1934)

"Phanor", "Pierre"

Phanor Breazeale (December 29, 1858 – April 29, 1934) was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana's 4th congressional district. Born in Natchitoches Parish in north central Louisiana, Breazeale...

6/16/2011 5/12/2014

John Edward Bouligny (February 5, 1824 – February 20, 1864) was a member of the U. S. House of Representatives representing the state of Louisiana. He served one term as a member of the anti-i...

5/11/2014 5/11/2014

James Benjamin Aswell, Sr. (December 23, 1869 – March 16, 1931), was a prominent educator and a Democratic U.S. representative from Louisiana, who served from 1913 until his death, which occur...

5/11/2014 5/11/2014

Lionel Allen Sheldon (August 30, 1828 - January 17, 1917) was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana. He was Governor of New Mexico Territory from 1881 to 1885. Early life Born in Worcester, New Yo...

6/16/2011 2/7/2014

Patrick T. Caffery (1932 - d.)

Patrick Thomson Caffery, known as Pat Caffery (born July 6, 1932), is an attorney who formerly served as a U.S. representative from Louisiana's 3rd congressional district and as a member of the Louis...

4/4/2013 2/7/2014

Lindy Boggs (1916 - 2013)

"Lindy"

Marie Corinne Morrison Claiborne Boggs, usually known as Lindy Boggs (born March 13, 1916) is a United States political figure who served as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and later as...

2/23/2009 2/3/2014

John Floyd King (April 20, 1842 - May 8, 1915) was a U.S. Representative from Louisiana, son of Thomas Butler King and nephew of Henry King. Biography Born on St. Simons Island, off the coast of Ge...

11/21/2013 11/21/2013

Eleazer Wheelock Ripley (1782–1839) , was a graduate of Dartmouth College, a distinguished Brigadier General in the War of 1812, and a U. S. Representative from Louisiana from 1835 until 1839....

5/8/2012 7/7/2013

Bossier Parish is named for Pierre Bossier, a 19th-century Louisiana state senator and U.S. representative from Natchitoches Parish. Pierre Bossier From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Pierre Evaris...

4/3/2009 7/6/2013

Robert Foligny Broussard (August 17, 1864 – April 12, 1918) was both a U.S. representative and a U.S. senator from Louisiana. He was born on the Mary Louise plantation near New Iberia, the sea...

7/3/2013 7/3/2013

Capt. Aleck Boarman, US Congress (1839 - 1916)

"aleck"

Alexander 'Aleck' Boarman (December 10, 1839 – August 30, 1916) was a United States federal judge appointed to the United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana and United...

7/3/2013 7/3/2013

Hale Boggs, US Congress (1914 - 1972)

findagrave Thomas Hale Boggs, Sr. (born February 15, 1914; presumed to have died on October 16, 1972 but not declared dead until January 3, 1973) was an American Democratic politician and a membe...

2/23/2009 7/3/2013

Newton Crain Blanchard developed a strong career as a Bourbon Democratic Party functionary before stepping onto a higher national stage. From chairmanship of the Democratic Committee of Caddo Parish, B...

12/3/2010 7/3/2013

US Congressman. He was elected to represent Louisiana's 3rd District in the United States House of Representatives, having successfully contested the election of Chester B. Darrall to the seat, and...

9/23/2011 7/2/2013