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Plaquemines Parish

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Plaquemines Parish

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  • Pointe-a-la-Hache St. Thomas Catholic Church Cemetery

    Private or family graveyard
    Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Leander Henry Perez (1891-1969) — also known as Leander H. Perez — of Dalcour, Plaquemines Parish, La. Born in Jesuit Bend, Plaquemines Parish, La., July 16, 1891. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936, 1948, 1952, 1960; served in the U.S. Army during World War II. Catholic. Member, Sigma Chi. Died in 1969 (age about 77 years). Interment in a private or family graveyard.
      Relatives: Son of Roselins Eloi Perez and Gertrude (Salis) Perez; married, May 12, 1917, to Agnes Octavee Chalin.
      Books about Leander Perez: Gary Boulard, The Big Lie: Hale Boggs, Lucille May Grace, and Leander Perez — Glen Jeansonne, Leander Perez: Boss of the Delta — James Conaway, Judge: The Life and Times of Leander Perez

    St. Thomas Catholic Church Cemetery
    Pointe-a-la-Hache, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      E. W. Gravolet, Jr. (d. 1969) — also known as Kelly Gravolet — of Davant, Plaquemines Parish, La. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1950. Died in 1969. Interment at St. Thomas Catholic Church Cemetery.

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