PoliticalGraveyard.com
The Political Graveyard: A Database of American History
Terrebonne Parish
Louisiana

Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Terrebonne Parish

Index to Locations

  • Houma Halfway Cemetery
  • Houma Magnolia Cemetery
  • Schriever St. Bridget's Church Cemetery


    Halfway Cemetery
    Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
      Henry Schuyler Thibodeaux (1769-1827) — of Louisiana. Born in Albany, Albany County, N.Y., January 1, 1769. Member of Louisiana state senate, 1812-24; Governor of Louisiana, 1824. Catholic. Died, of an abscessed liver, near Bayou Terrebonne, Terrebonne Parish, La., October 24, 1827 (age 58 years, 296 days). Entombed at Halfway Cemetery.
      Relatives: Married to Felicite Bonvillian and Bridgette Belanger.
      Bannon Goforth Thibodeaux (1812-1866) — also known as Bannon G. Thibodeaux — of Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, La. Born in Louisiana, 1812. U.S. Representative from Louisiana 2nd District, 1845-49. Died in 1866 (age about 54 years). Interment at Halfway Cemetery.
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page


    Magnolia Cemetery
    Houma, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana
    Politicians buried here:
    Allen J. Ellender Allen Joseph Ellender (1890-1972) — also known as Allen J. Ellender — of Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La. Born in Montegut, Terrebonne Parish, La., September 24, 1890. Democrat. Lawyer; farmer; served in the U.S. Army during World War I; delegate to Louisiana state constitutional convention, 1921; member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1924-36; Speaker of the Louisiana State House of Representatives, 1932-36; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Louisiana, 1936, 1952; U.S. Senator from Louisiana, 1937-72; died in office 1972; member of Democratic National Committee from Louisiana, 1939-40. Died in Bethesda Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Montgomery County, Md., July 27, 1972 (age 81 years, 307 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of Wallace Richard Ellender and Victoria (Javaux) Ellender; married, March 19, 1917, to Helen Calhoun Donnelly (died 1949).
      See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier
      Books about Allen J. Ellender: Thomas A. Becnel, Senator Allen Ellender of Louisiana : A Biography
      Image source: Ingham County News, April 30, 1936
      George Arceneaux, Jr. (1928-1993) — of Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., May 17, 1928. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, 1979-93; died in office 1993. Died in Houma, Terrebonne Parish, La., April 6, 1993 (age 64 years, 324 days). Interment at Magnolia Cemetery.
      Relatives: Son of George Arceneaux (1895-1986) and Louise (Austin) Arceneaux (1900-1998).
      See also federal judicial profile — Find-A-Grave memorial


    St. Bridget's Church Cemetery
    Schriever, Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana


  • "Enjoy the hospitable entertainment of a political graveyard."
    Henry L. Clinton, Apollo Hall, New York City, February 3, 1872
    The Political Graveyard

    The Political Graveyard is a web site about U.S. political history and cemeteries. Founded in 1996, it is the Internet's most comprehensive free source for American political biography, listing 312,576 politicians, living and dead.
      The listings are incomplete; development of the database is a continually ongoing project.  
      Information on this page — and on all other pages of this site — is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed. Users are advised to check with other sources before relying on any information here.  
      The official URL for this page is: https://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/LA/TB-buried.html.  
      Links to this or any other Political Graveyard page are welcome, but specific page addresses may sometimes change as the site develops.  
      If you are searching for a specific named individual, try the alphabetical index of politicians.  
      More information: FAQ; privacy policy; cemetery links.  
      If you find any error or omission in The Political Graveyard, or if you have information to share, please see the biographical checklist and submission guidelines.  
    Copyright notices: (1) Facts are not subject to copyright; see Feist v. Rural Telephone. (2) Politician portraits displayed on this site are 70-pixel-wide monochrome thumbnail images, which I believe to constitute fair use under applicable copyright law. Where possible, each image is linked to its online source. However, requests from owners of copyrighted images to delete them from this site are honored. (3) Original material, programming, selection and arrangement are © 1996-2019 Lawrence Kestenbaum. (4) This work is also licensed for free non-commercial re-use, with attribution, under a Creative Commons License.
    Site information: The Political Graveyard is created and maintained by Lawrence Kestenbaum, who is solely responsible for its structure and content. — The mailing address is The Political Graveyard, P.O. Box 2563, Ann Arbor MI 48106. — This site is hosted by HDL. — The Political Graveyard opened on July 1, 1996; the last full revision was done on March 10, 2021.

    Creative 
Commons License Follow polgraveyard on Twitter [Amazon.com]