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Jefferson Parish
Louisiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Jefferson Parish

Index to Locations

  • Gretna Westlawn Cemetery
  • Metairie Garden of Memories
  • Metairie Lake Lawn Cemetery


    Westlawn Cemetery
    1225 Whitney Avenue
    Gretna, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Alvin T. Stumpf — of Gretna, Jefferson Parish, La. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1940; member of Louisiana state senate, 1950. Interment at Westlawn Cemetery.


    Garden of Memories
    Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Alois Terkuhle (1883-1959) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in 1883. Honorary Consul for Netherlands in New Orleans, La., 1935. Died in 1959 (age about 76 years). Interment at Garden of Memories.
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    Lake Lawn Cemetery
    Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Blanche Revere Long (1902-1998) — also known as Blanche R. Long; Blanche B. Revere — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in Covington, St. Tammany Parish, La., December 17, 1902. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1956, 1960; member of Democratic National Committee from Louisiana, 1956-63. Female. Methodist. In 1959, when her husband, Gov. Earl Long made a speech to the legislature defending Black voting rights, she committed him to a state mental institution. Died in May, 1998 (age 95 years, 0 days). Interment at Lake Lawn Cemetery.
      Relatives: Daughter of Robert H. Revere and Beulah (Talley) Revere; married, August 17, 1932, to Earl Kemp Long (1895-1960) (brother of George Shannon Long and Huey Pierce Long).
      Political family: Long family of Louisiana.
      Books about Blanche Long: A. J. Liebling, The Earl of Louisiana

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