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 Walter Guion

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Walter Guion

Birth
Thibodaux, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 7 Feb 1927 (aged 77)
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 7208477 View Source
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U.S. Senator. He attended Jefferson College, in 1866 and was the Assumption Parish deputy clerk of the court, (1870-71). He studied law, admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in the Parishes of Assumption, Lafourche and Ascension. He was judge of the twentieth district (1888-92), the twenty-seventh district, (1892-1900) and Louisiana State Attorney General, (1900-12). He also was appointed by President Woodrow Wilson U.S. attorney for the eastern district of Louisiana, (1913-17) and a member of the Louisiana State council of defense during World War I. On April 22, 1918, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Robert F. Broussard, serving until November 5, 1918, when a successor was elected. After leaving the Senate, he practiced law until his death at age 77.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/7208477/walter-guion : accessed ), memorial page for Walter Guion (3 Apr 1849–7 Feb 1927), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7208477, citing Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .