Henry Garland Dupré

Henry Garland Dupré

Birth
Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 21 Feb 1924 (aged 50)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot Section 20
Memorial ID 7205042 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He graduated from Tulane University, in 1892, from the law department of the same university in 1894, was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1895. He was a member of the Louisiana State House of Representatives, (1900-10) and chairman of the Democratic Louisiana State convention in 1908. In 1910, he was elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Samuel L. Gillmore, reelected to the Sixty-second Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until his death at age 50.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith



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H. Garland Dupre Born in Opelousas July 28, 1873. Died in Washington, D.C Feb. 21, 1924.

Served the people of New Orleans as Assistant City Attorney, as member, also speaker of the lower house of the State Legislature and Representative in Congress for seven terms.

An upright citizen and official, a loyal friend and kinsman, a devoted brother and son.

"To live in the hearts we leave behind, is not to die."


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Garland Dupré (28 Jul 1873–21 Feb 1924), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7205042, citing Saint Landry Church Cemetery, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .