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Lafayette Parish
Louisiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Lafayette Parish

Index to Locations

  • Lafayette Lafayette Protestant Cemetery
  • Lafayette St. John's Cemetery


    Lafayette Protestant Cemetery
    Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Charles Duval Caffery (1856-1943) — also known as Charles D. Caffery — of Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La. Born in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La., January 24, 1856. Democrat. Lawyer; mayor of Lafayette, La., 1897-1905. Died in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La., December 4, 1943 (age 87 years, 314 days). Interment at Lafayette Protestant Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Jefferson Jackson Caffery (1829-1889) and Anna Maria (Crow) Caffery (1830-1897); married to Mary Catherine Parkerson (1859-1924); father of Jefferson Caffery; first cousin once removed of Donelson Caffery; first cousin twice removed of Andrew Jackson Donelson (1799-1871); second cousin of John Murphy Caffery and Edward Caffery; second cousin once removed of Patrick Thomson Caffery.
      Political families: Harrison-Randolph-Marshall-Cabell family of Virginia; Caffery family of Louisiana (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. John's Cemetery
    Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
    Jefferson Caffery Jefferson Caffery (1886-1974) — of Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La. Born in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La., December 1, 1886. Lawyer; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Minister to Salvador, 1926-28; Colombia, 1928-33; U.S. Ambassador to Cuba, 1934-37; Brazil, 1937-44; France, 1944-49; Egypt, 1949-55. Catholic. Member, Sons of the American Revolution. Died April 13, 1974 (age 87 years, 133 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Charles Duval Caffery and Mary Catherine (Parkerson) Caffery (1859-1924); married, November 20, 1937, to Gertrude McCarthy (1895-1973); first cousin twice removed of Donelson Caffery; first cousin thrice removed of Andrew Jackson Donelson (1799-1871); second cousin once removed of John Murphy Caffery and Edward Caffery; third cousin of Patrick Thomson Caffery.
      Political families: Harrison-Randolph-Marshall-Cabell family of Virginia; Caffery family of Louisiana (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
      See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
      Image source: Caballeros Andantes
      Alexandre Mouton (1804-1885) — of Vermilionville (now Lafayette), Lafayette Parish, La. Born in Lafayette Parish, La., November 19, 1804. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1830; Speaker of the Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1830; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1837-42; Governor of Louisiana, 1843-46; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1860; delegate to Louisiana secession convention, 1861. Catholic. Slaveowner. Died in Vermilionville (now Lafayette), Lafayette Parish, La., February 12, 1885 (age 80 years, 85 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Governors Association biography
      James Domengeaux (1907-1988) — of Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La. Born in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La., January 6, 1907. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Louisiana state legislature, 1930; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1941-44, 1944-49; resigned 1944. Catholic. Member, American Bar Association. Died in Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La., April 11, 1988 (age 81 years, 96 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Joseph Rodolph Domengeaux and Martha (Mouton) Domengeaux; married to Eleanor St. Julien.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
      Robert Louis Mouton (1892-1956) — also known as Robert L. Mouton — of Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, La. Born in Duchamp, St. Martin Parish, La., October 20, 1892. Democrat. Mayor of Lafayette, La., 1919; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 3rd District, 1937-41. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., November 26, 1956 (age 64 years, 37 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page

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