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James "Jimmie" Domengeaux
Birth: Jan. 6, 1907
Lafayette
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 1988
Lafayette
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA

U.S. Congressman. He attended Loyola University, graduated from the law department of Tulane University, in 1931, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Lafayette, Louisiana. He was a member of the , Louisiana State House of Representatives in 1940, elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh Congress, Seventy-eighth Congresses, serving (1941-44). He resigned his seat during World War II and served as a Private in the Combat Engineers, US Army until his medical discharge. In 1944, he was elected as a Democratic to fill the vacancy in the Seventy-eighth Congress caused by his own resignation, reelected to the Seventy-ninth and Eightieth Congresses, serving until 1949. Not a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law, was founder of Council for the Development of French in Louisiana, in 1968 and a member of the Governorís Committee on Tidelands. He died at age 81 and is credited with preserving the French language in his native state of Louisiana. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Rodolph Domengeaux (1871 - 1947)
  Marie Marthe Mouton Domengeaux (1876 - 1962)
 
 Siblings:
  Francis Travis Domengeaux (1902 - 1923)*
  James Domengeaux (1907 - 1988)
  Mathilde A Domengeaux (1913 - 1932)*
  Jerome E Domengeaux (1919 - 1999)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint John Cemetery
Lafayette
Lafayette Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Section 13, Tomb 27.0
 
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Record added: Jun 04, 2002
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