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Caldwell Parish

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Caldwell Parish

Index to Locations

  • Columbia Hogan Plantation Cemetery

    Hogan Plantation Cemetery
    Columbia, Caldwell Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      John Julian McKeithen (1918-1999) — also known as John McKeithen; "Big John" — of Columbia, Caldwell Parish, La. Born in Grayson, Caldwell Parish, La., May 28, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War II; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1949-52; candidate in primary for Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, 1952; member of Louisiana public service commission, 1954-64; Governor of Louisiana, 1964-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1968; Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1972. Died at the Citizens Medical Center, Columbia, Caldwell Parish, La., June 4, 1999 (age 81 years, 7 days). Interment at Hogan Plantation Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jesse J. McKeithen and DeEtte (Eglin) McKeithen; married to Marjorie Howell 'Margie' Funderburk (1919-2004); father of Walter Fox McKeithen; grandfather of Marjorie McKeithen (born1965).
      Political family: McKeithen family of Columbia, Louisiana.
      See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier

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