Louis Leonce “Frenchie” Poimbouef

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Louis Leonce “Frenchie” Poimbouef

Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 12 Oct 1936 (aged 50)
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Burial Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
Plot Section M
Memorial ID 33443090 View Source
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Son of Jules Francois Poimboeuf and
Marie "Regina" Acosta.

Employed as a Plumber.

Obituary from the Houston POST, 13 OCT 1936, sec. 2, page 8:
POIMBOUEF---Louis Leonce Poimbouef, 50, of 1602 [?] Brooks, died at midnight Sunday in a hospital. He had been a resident of Houston for 50 years. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Louis Leonce Poimbouef of Houston; three daughters, Mrs. Ruth King of Houston, Mrs. Juanita Sands of Corpus Christi, Miss Janet Poimbouef of Houston, one son, Milton Poimbouef * of Hollywood, Cal; one sister, Mrs. George Nicholas of Houston; two brothers, Julius Poimbouef of Weslaco and J. A. Poimbouef of Mexia; four stepchildren and three grandchildren. Services will be held at the Fogle-West chapel at 4 p. m. Tuesday with Rev. D. L. Griffith officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Park cemetery. Active pallbearers: Hugh Booker, J. Gaber, William J. Goode, J. C. Pullen, J. E. Bock and O. R. Spencer. Fogle-West company directing.

*Note: Milton Poimbouef was also known as Donald "Red" Barry (de Acosta), Hollywood actor in numerous films and television series. He appeared as the first Red Ryder in the highly successful 1940 film Adventures of Red Ryder.

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