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Lee Emmett Thomas
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1866
Marion
Union Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Feb. 16, 1935
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

He received a Law Degree from the University of Virginia in 1889.

He served as State Bank Commissioner 1903-1907, State Representative from Caddo Parish 1908-1916 (He was Speaker of the House during his term.), Mayor of Shreveport 1922-1930. He also ran for the United States Senate in 1924, but was defeated by the candidate backed by Huey Long.

Originally interred Greenwood Cemetery, but remains transferred to Forest Park East. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Burwell Benson Thomas (1835 - 1915)
  Susan Sophia George Thomas (1836 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Florence Eleanor Smith Thomas (1870 - 1957)
 
 Sibling:
  Edwin Eugene Thomas (1856 - 1856)*
  Lee Emmett Thomas (1866 - 1935)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Park East Cemetery
Shreveport
Caddo Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Created by: Robert H
Record added: Jan 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103942683
Lee Emmett Thomas
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Lee Emmett Thomas
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Lee Emmett Thomas
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