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Iberia Parish

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Iberia Parish

Index to Locations

  • Private or family graveyards
  • Jeanerette Bayside Cemetery
  • New Iberia Catholic Cemetery
  • New Iberia St. Peters Cemetery

    Private or family graveyard
    Iberia Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      John Moore (1788-1867) — of Louisiana. Born in Virginia, 1788. Member of Louisiana state legislature, 1820; U.S. Representative from Louisiana, 1840-43, 1851-53 (3rd District 1840-43, 4th District 1851-53). Died in 1867 (age about 79 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    Bayside Cemetery
    Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Francis DuBose Richardson (1812-1901) — also known as Francis D. Richardson — Born in Woodville, Wilkinson County, Miss., 1812. Planter; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1840. Died in Franklin, St. Mary Parish, La., June 15, 1901 (age about 88 years). Interment at Bayside Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of John Gaulden Richardson (1785-1856) and Margaret (DuBose) Richardson (1788-1827); married 1839 to Bethia Frances Liddell (1819-1852); married 1854 to Elizabeth Holmes (1845-1889); father of Bethia Celestine Richardson (1846-1917; who married Donelson Caffery (1835-1906)); grandfather of John Murphy Caffery and Edward Caffery; great-grandfather of Patrick Thomson Caffery.
      Political family: Caffery family of Louisiana (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      Epitaph: "After eighty eight years well spent, followed by love of family and friends, the first master of Bayside lies buried here."
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial

    Catholic Cemetery
    New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Robert Foligny Broussard (1864-1918) — also known as Robert F. Broussard — of New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La. Born near New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La., August 17, 1864. Democrat. Lawyer; District Attorney, 19th Judicial District, 1892-97; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1897-1915; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1904, 1912 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee); U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1915-18; died in office 1918. Died in New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La., April 12, 1918 (age 53 years, 238 days). Interment at Catholic Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of J. D. Broussard and A. E. (Gonsoulin) Broussard; brother of Edwin Sidney Broussard (1874-1934); married, January 12, 1898, to Marrette Applegate.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

    St. Peters Cemetery
    New Iberia, Iberia Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Edwin Sidney Broussard (1874-1934) — also known as Edwin S. Broussard — of New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La. Born near Loreauville, Iberia Parish, La., December 4, 1874. Democrat. U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1921-33; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1928. Died in New Iberia, Iberia Parish, La., November 19, 1934 (age 59 years, 350 days). Interment at St. Peters Cemetery.
      Relatives: Brother of Robert Foligny Broussard (1864-1918).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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