James Albert Noe, Sr

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James Albert Noe, Sr

  • Birth 21 Dec 1891 West Point, Hardin County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 18 Oct 1976 Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 15870603

James Albert Noe, Governor of the State of Louisiana in 1936

Political Affiliation: Democrat

Religious Affiliation: Methodist

Education: Public schools

Career Prior to Term: State Senator and President Pro Tempore of the State Wenate; became Lt. Governor when Lt. Governor Fournet resigned to become a Louisiana Supreme Court Justice.

Hoe He Became Governor: Succeeded upon the death of Gov. Alen (Jan. 28, 1936)

Career After Term: State Senator; started KNOE TV-Radio and WNOE Radio stations; known for his philanthropy; candidate for Governor in 1959.

Wife: Anna Gray Sweeney Noe

Son: James Albert Noe, Jr.

Daughters: Anna Gray (Gay) Noe McLendon and Linda M. Rae Noe Laine

Home: White Hall Plantation, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

James A. Noe was born in tiny Evans Landing in Harrison County, Indiana, to John M. Noe and the former Belle McRae. He also lived as a child in the area of West Point in Hardin County in eastern Kentucky.


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  • Created by: Shirley Burks Wells
  • Added: 24 Sep 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15870603
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Albert Noe, Sr (21 Dec 1891–18 Oct 1976), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15870603, citing Mulhearn Memorial Park Cemetery, Monroe, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Shirley Burks Wells (contributor 46511681) .