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St. Landry Parish
Louisiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in St. Landry Parish

Index to Locations

  • Opelousas Catholic Cemetery
  • Opelousas Myrtle Grove Cemetery
  • Opelousas St. Landry Cemetery
  • Opelousas St. Landry Church Cemetery


    Catholic Cemetery
    Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Garland Dupré (1873-1924) — also known as H. Garland Dupré — of New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La. Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., July 28, 1873. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1900-10; Speaker of the Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1908-10; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1910-24; died in office 1924. Died in Washington, D.C., February 21, 1924 (age 50 years, 208 days). Interment at Catholic Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Myrtle Grove Cemetery
    Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Edward Taylor Lewis (1834-1927) — of Louisiana. Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., October 26, 1834. Democrat. Served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1865; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1883-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1884; state court judge in Louisiana, 1887. Died April 26, 1927 (age 92 years, 182 days). Interment at Myrtle Grove Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Landry Cemetery
    Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Dominique Larcade, Jr. (1890-1966) — also known as Henry D. Larcade, Jr. — of Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La. Born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., July 12, 1890. Democrat. Member of Louisiana state senate, 1928-32; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1936-40; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 7th District, 1943-53. Catholic. Member, Rotary; Elks; Knights of Columbus; Woodmen; American Legion; Forty and Eight. Died March 15, 1966 (age 75 years, 246 days). Interment at St. Landry Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    St. Landry Church Cemetery
    Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Jacques Dupre (1773-1846) — of Louisiana. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., February 12, 1773. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1820; member of Louisiana state senate, 1820; Governor of Louisiana, 1830-31. Catholic. Died September 14, 1846 (age 73 years, 214 days). Interment at St. Landry Church Cemetery.
      Lucius Jacques Dupré (1822-1869) — of Louisiana. Born in St. Landry Parish, La., April 18, 1822. State court judge in Louisiana, 1853; delegate to Louisiana secession convention, 1861; served in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; Representative from Louisiana in the Confederate Congress, 1862-65. Died in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., March 5, 1869 (age 46 years, 321 days). Interment at St. Landry Church Cemetery.


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