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East Baton Rouge Parish
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in East Baton Rouge Parish

Index to Locations

  • Baton Rouge Unknown location
  • Baton Rouge Greenoaks Memorial Park
  • Baton Rouge Magnolia Cemetery
  • Baton Rouge National Cemetery
  • Baton Rouge Old State Capitol
  • Baton Rouge Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum
  • Baton Rouge Roselawn Memorial Park
  • Baton Rouge St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
  • Baton Rouge State Capitol Grounds
  • Zachary Azalea Rest Cemetery
  • Near Zachary Young Cemetery


    Unknown Locations
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Hosford Gurley (1788-1833) — also known as Henry H. Gurley — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Lebanon, New London County, Conn., May 20, 1788. U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1823-31; district judge in Louisiana, 1831-33. Slaveowner. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., March 16, 1833 (age 44 years, 300 days). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Brother of John Ward Gurley (c.1787-1808).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      John Robert Dufrocq (c.1814-1860) — also known as John R. Dufrocq — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Canada, about 1814. Newspaper editor; mayor of Baton Rouge, La., 1850-55. Died in 1860 (age about 46 years). Interment somewhere.
      Relatives: Married 1844 to Anna Converse.
      See also Wikipedia article


    Greenoaks Memorial Park
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Jack Paul Faustin Gremillion (1914-2001) — also known as Jack P. F. Gremillion — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Donaldsonville, Ascension Parish, La., June 15, 1914. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War II; Louisiana state attorney general, 1956-72; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1960. Catholic. Member, American Legion; Disabled American Veterans; Knights of Columbus; Order of Alhambra; Elks; Lions; American Bar Association. While opposing New Orleans school desegregation in federal court in 1960, walked out of the courtroom, calling the court a "den of iniquity"; convicted of contempt of court; sentence was suspended. Indicted in 1969 for fraud and conspiracy over his dealings with the bankrupt Louisiana Loan and Thrift Corp.; tried in 1971 and acquitted. Convicted later that year on federal perjury charges in a related case; sentenced to three years in prison; served 15 months. Pardoned in 1976 by Gov. Edwin Edwards. Died in Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., March 2, 2001 (age 86 years, 260 days). Interment at Greenoaks Memorial Park.


    Magnolia Cemetery
    Bounded by Main, 19th, Florida, 22nd Streets
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1985

    Politicians buried here:
      Thomas Sambola Jones (1859-1933) — also known as T. Sambola Jones — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Jackson, East Feliciana Parish, La., October 5, 1859. State court judge in Louisiana, 1902-12; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1912-18, 1924-28; U.S. Minister to Honduras, 1918-21. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., May 15, 1933 (age 73 years, 222 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also U.S. State Dept career summary
      James Essex Elam (1829-1873) — also known as James E. Elam — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., December 7, 1829. Lawyer; mayor of Baton Rouge, La., 1859-62, 1865-69, 1870-72, 1872-73; died in office 1873. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., July 31, 1873 (age 43 years, 236 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of James Mason Elam (1796-1856) and Rebecca (Chambers) Elam (1803-1853); married, April 20, 1860, to Mary Vanlandingham.
      See also Wikipedia article
      Edward White Robertson (1823-1887) — also known as Edward W. Robertson — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Tennessee, 1823. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state legislature, 1860; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1877-83, 1887; died in office 1887. Slaveowner. Died in 1887 (age about 64 years). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Father of Samuel Matthews Robertson (1852-1911).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Samuel Matthews Robertson (1852-1911) — also known as Samuel M. Robertson — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Louisiana, 1852. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1887-1907. Died in 1911 (age about 59 years). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Edward White Robertson (1823-1887).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      William Brainerd Spencer (1835-1882) — of Louisiana. Born in Catahoula Parish, La., February 5, 1835. Democrat. Lawyer; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 5th District, 1876-77; justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1877-80. Slaveowner. Died in Jalapa, Veracruz, February 12, 1882 (age 47 years, 7 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      James Mason Elam (1796-1856) — also known as James M. Elam; "Old Tripoli" — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Nottoway County, Va., January 30, 1796. Whig. Served in the U.S. Navy during the War of 1812; lawyer; candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1843. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 7, 1856 (age 60 years, 282 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Essex Elam (1770-1828) and Lavinia (Crowder) Elam (1775-1830); married, November 27, 1820, to Rebecca Chambers (1803-1853); father of James Essex Elam (1829-1873).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Cecil Morgan (1898-1999) — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La.; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Nebraska, August 20, 1898. Lawyer; member of Louisiana state legislature, 1927-34; leader of a group of state legislators who impeached Gov. Huey P. Long in 1929; counsel and executive for Standard Oil Company; dean, Tulane University Law School, 1963-68. Member, American Legion. He was the last surviving legislator to have served in the old Louisiana state capitol. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., June 14, 1999 (age 100 years, 298 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Howell Morgan (1863-1952) and Thisba Ann (Hutson) Morgan; married to Margaret Geddes; third great-grandson of Richard Howell.
      Political family: Davis-Howell-Morgan-Agnew family of New Orleans and Shreveport, Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
    Politicians formerly buried here:
      Henry Luse Fuqua (1865-1926) — also known as Henry L. Fuqua — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 8, 1865. Democrat. Hardware dealer; warden, Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, 1916-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1924; Governor of Louisiana, 1924-26; died in office 1926. Episcopalian. French Huguenot ancestry. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., October 11, 1926 (age 60 years, 337 days). Original interment at Magnolia Cemetery; reinterment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of James Overton Fuqua and Jeanette (Fowles) Fuqua; married to Marie Laure Matta (1866-1968).
      See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
    Other politicians who have monuments here:
      Thomas Withers Chinn (1791-1852) — also known as Thomas W. Chinn — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born near Cynthiana, Harrison County, Ky., November 22, 1791. Physician; lawyer; sugar cane planter; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1839-41. Slaveowner. Died in West Baton Rouge Parish, La., May 22, 1852 (age 60 years, 182 days). Original interment at a private or family graveyard, West Baton Rouge Parish, La.; reinterment at Live Oaks Plantation Cemetery, Iberville Parish, La.; cenotaph at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Susanna (Withers) Chinn (1767-1819) and Chichester Thornton Chinn (1771-1814); married 1817 to Elizabeth Johnson (1794-1877); first cousin once removed of Robert Enoch Withers (1821-1907).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial


    National Cemetery
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Philemon Thomas (1763-1847) — of Mason County, Ky.; Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Orange County, Va., February 9, 1763. Democrat. Served in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War; member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1796-99; member of Kentucky state senate, 1800-03; member of Louisiana state legislature, 1800; served in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1831-35. Slaveowner. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 18, 1847 (age 84 years, 282 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment in 1886 at National Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Old State Capitol
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Watkins Allen (1820-1866) — of Texas; Louisiana. Born in Prince Edward County, Va., April 29, 1820. Member of Texas state house of representatives, 1853; general in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Governor of Louisiana, 1864-65. Presbyterian. Died in Mexico City (Ciudad de México), Distrito Federal, April 22, 1866 (age 45 years, 358 days). Interment at Old State Capitol.
      Relatives: Son of Dr. Thomas Allen and Ann (Watkins) Allen; married to Salome Crane.
      Allen Parish, La. is named for him.
      The city of Port Allen, Louisiana, is named for him.
      See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article


    Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      John Christian (1911-1972) — also known as Jack Christian — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Vicksburg, Warren County, Miss., January 22, 1911. Democrat. Automobile dealer; served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 1957-64; defeated, 1964. Episcopalian. Member, Lions; Elks; Eagles; American Legion; Military Order of the World Wars. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., December 31, 1972 (age 61 years, 344 days). Interment at Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum.
      Relatives: Son of John C. Christian and Bessie (Nicholson) Christian; married, October 8, 1942, to Caryol Toby (White) Caulfield (1914-2011).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      James Patrick Screen Jr. (1943-1994) — also known as Pat Screen — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born May 13, 1943. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 1981-88; indicted, along with an aide, in 1987, on a felony malfeasance charge over management of a road improvement program; the charges were dismissed three days later. Catholic. Died, from a drug overdose, in a hotel room at New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., September 12, 1994 (age 51 years, 122 days). Interment at Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum.
      Relatives: Son of James Patrick Screen, Sr. (1914-1994) and Rosemary T. Screen (1921-2002); married to Kathleen Clare McCall.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Elaine Schwartzenburg Edwards (1929-2018) — also known as Elaine S. Edwards; Elaine Lucille Schwartzenburg — of Louisiana. Born in Marksville, Avoyelles Parish, La., March 8, 1929. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1972. Female. Died May 14, 2018 (age 89 years, 67 days). Interment at Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum.
      Relatives: Married, April 5, 1949, to Edwin Washington Edwards (born1927).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Harrison Garey Bagwell (1913-1973) — also known as Harrison G. Bagwell — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born December 6, 1913. Republican. Lawyer; delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1952 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1960 (alternate); candidate for Governor of Louisiana, 1952. Protestant. Died December 2, 1973 (age 59 years, 361 days). Interment at Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum.
      Relatives: Son of Arthur D. Bagwell and Birdie (Harrison) Bagwell; married, June 13, 1936, to June Sue Ross.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Roselawn Memorial Park
    4045 North Street
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Russell Billiu Long (1918-2003) — also known as Russell B. Long; Huey Pierce Long III — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La., November 3, 1918. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1948-87; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952, 1960, 1968. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Lions; Elks; Order of the Coif; Delta Kappa Epsilon; Tau Kappa Alpha; Omicron Delta Kappa. Died in Washington, D.C., May 9, 2003 (age 84 years, 187 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Rose McConnell Long and Huey Pierce Long; married, June 3, 1939, to Katherine Mae Hattic; married, December 23, 1969, to Carolyn Bason; nephew of George Shannon Long and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960); third cousin of Gillis William Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
      Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Books about Russell Long: Robert T. Mann, Legacy to Power : Senator Russell Long of Louisiana
      Henry Luse Fuqua (1865-1926) — also known as Henry L. Fuqua — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 8, 1865. Democrat. Hardware dealer; warden, Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola, 1916-24; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1924; Governor of Louisiana, 1924-26; died in office 1926. Episcopalian. French Huguenot ancestry. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., October 11, 1926 (age 60 years, 337 days). Original interment at Magnolia Cemetery; reinterment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of James Overton Fuqua and Jeanette (Fowles) Fuqua; married to Marie Laure Matta (1866-1968).
      See also National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Mary Eustus Jones Webb (1924-1995) — also known as Mary Eustis Jones; Mrs. Jesse L. Webb, Jr. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Columbia, Caldwell Parish, La., May 14, 1924. Mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 1956. Female. Died September 16, 1995 (age 71 years, 125 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Daughter of James Melton Jones and Hattie Eustus (Head) Jones; married to Jesse Lynn Webb Jr. (1923-1956).
      Political family: Webb family of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
      See also Wikipedia article
      George Kent Favrot (1868-1934) — also known as George K. Favrot — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 26, 1868. Democrat. Lawyer; district attorney, 22nd District, 1892-96, 1900-04; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1898; district judge in Louisiana, 1904-06, 1926-34 (22nd District 1904-06, 19th District 1926-34); died in office 1934; on November 6, 1906, he shot and killed Dr. Robert H. Aldrich, because the latter had insulted his wife; arrested and imprisoned for five months awaiting indictment and trial; however, the grand jury refused to indict him, and he was released in April, 1907.; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1907-09, 1921-25; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1912-16. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., December 26, 1934 (age 66 years, 30 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Fred Saugrain LeBlanc, Sr. (1897-1969) — also known as Fred S. LeBlanc — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born near Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., July 24, 1897. Democrat. Mayor of Baton Rouge, La., 1941-44; Louisiana state attorney general, 1944-48, 1952-56; district judge in Louisiana 19th District, 1959-69; died in office 1969. Catholic. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., June 11, 1969 (age 71 years, 322 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Married to Genevieve Bruce (1901-1991).
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Jared Young Sanders Jr. (1892-1960) — also known as Jared Y. Sanders, Jr. — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La., April 20, 1892. Lawyer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1928-32; member of Louisiana state senate, 1933-34; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1934-37, 1941-43; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1940, 1944 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business); States Rights candidate for Presidential Elector for Louisiana, 1960. Christian Scientist. Member, Freemasons. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 29, 1960 (age 68 years, 223 days). Interment at Roselawn Memorial Park.
      Relatives: Son of Jared Young Sanders (1869-1944); married to Mary Briggs (1903-1990).
      Political family: Foster-Sanders family of Franklin, Louisiana.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
    Leon Jastremski Leon Jastremski (1843-1907) — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in France, July 17, 1843. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; mayor of Baton Rouge, La., 1876-82; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1879; Louisiana Democratic state chair, 1884; U.S. Consul in Callao, as of 1893-97; Louisiana Commissioner of Agriculture and Immigration, 1899-1900. Polish ancestry. Member, United Confederate Veterans. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., November 29, 1907 (age 64 years, 135 days). Interment at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Rosa Larguier.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Political campaign button (about 1903)


    State Capitol Grounds
    Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
    Huey P. Long Huey Pierce Long (1893-1935) — also known as Huey P. Long; Hugh Pierce Long; "The Kingfish" — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La.; New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born near Winnfield, Winn Parish, La., August 30, 1893. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1928; Governor of Louisiana, 1928-32; member of Democratic National Committee from Louisiana, 1928; impeached by the Louisiana House in 1929 over multiple charges including his attempt to impose an oil tax and his unauthorized demolition of the governor's mansion, but not convicted by the Senate; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1932-35; died in office 1935. Baptist. Member, Elks. Shot and mortally wounded by Dr. Carl Weiss (who was immediately killed at the scene), in the Louisiana State Capitol Building, September 8, 1935, and died two days later at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., September 10, 1935 (age 42 years, 11 days). Interment at State Capitol Grounds.
      Relatives: Son of Hugh Pierce Long (1852-1937) and Caledonia Palestine (Tison) Long (1860-1913); brother of George Shannon Long and Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960) (who married Blanche B. Revere); married, April 12, 1913, to Rose McConnell; father of Russell Billiu Long; second cousin once removed of Gillis William Long and Speedy Oteria Long.
      Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
      Cross-reference: Cecil Morgan — John H. Overton — Harvey G. Fields — Gerald L. K. Smith
      The Huey P. Long - O.K. Allen Bridge (opened 1940), which carries U.S. Highway 190 and a rail line over the Mississippi River, between East Baton Rouge Parish and West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, is partly named for him.  — Senador Huey Pierce Long, a street in Asunsion, Paraguay, is named for him.
      Campaign slogan: "Every Man a King."
      Campaign slogan: "Share Our Wealth."
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
      Books by Huey P. Long: Every Man a King : The Autobiography of Huey P. Long
      Books about Huey P. Long: T. Harry Williams, Huey Long — Harnett T. Kane, Huey Long's Louisiana Hayride: The American Rehearsal for Dictatorship 1928-1940 — Richard D. White, Kingfish: The Reign of Huey P. Long — David R. Collins, Huey P. Long : Talker and Doer (for young readers)
      Image source: KnowLA Encyclopedia of Louisiana


    Azalea Rest Cemetery
    Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Founded 1953
    See also Findagrave page for this location.
    Politicians buried here:
      Woodrow Wilson Dumas (1916-1993) — also known as W. W. Dumas; "Woody" — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., December 9, 1916. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean conflict; mayor-president of East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, 1965-80; defeated, 1988. Methodist. Member, American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars; Eagles; Elks; Moose; United Commercial Travelers. Died November 5, 1993 (age 76 years, 331 days). Interment at Azalea Rest Cemetery.
      Presumably named for: Woodrow Wilson
      Relatives: Married to Carol Epperson.
      See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial


    Young Cemetery
    Near Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Floyd Kennon (1902-1988) — also known as Robert F. Kennon; Bob Kennon — of Louisiana. Born near Minden, Webster Parish, La., August 12, 1902. Democrat. Lawyer; colonel in the U.S. Army during World War II; justice of Louisiana state supreme court, 1945-47; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1952; Governor of Louisiana, 1952-56; defeated, 1963. Presbyterian. Died in Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La., January 11, 1988 (age 85 years, 152 days). Interment at Young Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Floyd Kennon and Annie Laura (Bopp) Kennen; married to Eugenia Sentell (1908-2002).
      See also National Governors Association biography

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