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St. James Parish

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in St. James Parish

Index to Locations

  • Convent St. Michael's Cemetery
  • St. James St. James Catholic Cemetery

    St. Michael's Cemetery
    Convent, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      James J. Mather (c.1750-1821) — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Coupland, Northumberland, England, about 1750. Merchant; member Orleans territorial council, 1804, 1806; mayor of New Orleans, La., 1807-12; appointed 1807; resigned 1812. Died in St. James Parish, La., 1821 (age about 71 years). Interment at St. Michael's Cemetery.

    St. James Catholic Cemetery
    St. James, St. James Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      André Bienvenu Roman (1795-1866) — of Louisiana. Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., March 5, 1795. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1820; Speaker of the Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1820; Governor of Louisiana, 1831-35, 1839-43; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1845, 1852; delegate to Louisiana secession convention, 1861. Catholic. Died in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., January 26, 1866 (age 70 years, 327 days). Interment at St. James Catholic Cemetery.

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