Henry Luse Fuqua

Henry Luse Fuqua

Birth
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 11 Oct 1926 (aged 60)
Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
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Memorial ID 5772260 · View Source
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Louisiana Governor. He graduated from Louisiana State University and was an assistant construction engineer of the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad. He also owned the Fuqua Hardware Company and was general manager of the Louisiana State Penitentiary, (1916-22). In 1924, he was elected as a Democrat the 38th Governor of Louisiana, serving until his death in 1926. While in office he worked to end the violence of the Ku Klux Klan and increased the budget for more construction on the new Louisiana State University campus.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Joel Manuel
  • Added: 16 Sep 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial 5772260
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Luse Fuqua (8 Nov 1865–11 Oct 1926), Find a Grave Memorial no. 5772260, citing Roselawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .