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William James Behan
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Birth: Sep. 25, 1840
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: May 4, 1928, USA

Educated at U.of La. now Tulane and Western Mil. Inst Nashville,TN. 2nd Lt.Wash. Arty of La., CSA. Surrendered at Appomattox. Married to Katie Walker Behan.Aided in Org. Cresent City White League which stormed the Custon House in revolt against carpetbagger govt.voting irregularities. Cmdr La. Div.UCV. Maj.Gen. La. Natl Guard. Mayor of New Orleans 1882-1884.Served in La.Senate 1888-1892.Unsucessful Republican candidate for La.Governor 1904.  
 
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  Katie Walker Behan (1847 - 1918)*
 
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Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: 1 Cypress Hawthorne Cedar
 
Created by: Michael Behan
Record added: Nov 22, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16743804
William James Behan
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William James Behan
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William James Behan
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Louisiana Division Commander, United Confederate Veterans, 1891-1892
- Lest We Forget
 Added: Nov. 22, 2012
 
 
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