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Felix Edward Hébert
Felix Edward Hébert
Felix Edward Hébert
(October 12, 1901 – December 29, 1979), known as F. Edward Hébert, was an American congressman from Louisiana. He represented the New Orleans-based 1st congressional district as a Democrat for 18 consecutive terms, from 1941 until his retirement in 1977. He remains Louisiana's longest-serving U.S. representative.Contents1 Early life and education 2 Journalism career 3 Political career3.1 House Committee on Armed Services, 1948-19753.1.1 Chairmanship, 1971-19754 Personal life and family 5 Legacy 6 References 7 External linksEarly life and education[edit] Hébert was born in New Orleans
New Orleans
to Felix Joseph Hébert, a streetcar conductor, and the former Lea Naquin, a teacher. As a boy he loved sports, but after a shooting accident left him blind in his left eye at the age of nine,[1] he could not play
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Felix Hebert
Felix Hebert (December 11, 1874 – December 14, 1969) was a United States Senator from Rhode Island. Born near St-Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada, he came to the United States when his parents, Edouard and Catherine (Vandale) Hebert, returned in 1880 and resumed their residence in the town of Coventry, Rhode Island. He attended La Salle Academy. He was employed as a railroad freight billing clerk from 1893 to 1896 and as a private secretary from 1896 to 1898 he was deputy insurance commissioner of Rhode Island from 1898 to 1906, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1907 and commenced practice in Providence. He was justice of the district court of the fourth judicial district of Rhode Island from 1908 to 1928, trustee of the Nathanael Greene Homestead Association of Rhode Island from 1924 to 1934, and a member and secretary of the Providence County Courthouse Commission from 1925 to 1934. Hébert was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate, unseating Democrat Peter G
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Louisiana State University
The Louisiana
Louisiana
State University
University
(officially Louisiana
Louisiana
State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, commonly referred to as LSU) is a public coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.[7] The university was founded in 1853 in what is now known as Pineville, Louisiana, under the name Louisiana
Louisiana
State Seminary of Learning & Military Academy. The current LSU main campus was dedicated in 1926, consists of more than 250 buildings constructed in the style of Italian Renaissance
Renaissance
architect Andrea Palladio, and occupies a 650-acre (2.6 km²) plateau on the banks of the Mississippi River. LSU is the flagship institution of the Louisiana
Louisiana
State University System and the most comprehensive university in Louisiana
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Loyola University New Orleans
Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans
is a private, co-educational, Jesuit university located in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally established as Loyola College in 1904, the institution was chartered as a university in 1912. It bears the name of the Jesuit
Jesuit
founder, Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Loyola is one of 28 member institutions that make up the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities
and, with its current enrollment of approximately 5000 students, is among the mid-sized Jesuit
Jesuit
universities in the United States. Loyola University New Orleans
New Orleans
is ranked as the tenth best institution among Southern regional universities offering masters and undergraduate degrees in the 2017 issue of the annual America's Best Colleges issue and guidebook published by U.S
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United States House Of Representatives
Majority (238)     Republican (238)Minority (193)     Democratic (193)Vacant (4)     Vacant (4)Length of termTwo yearsElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-post in most states; nonpartisan blanket primary with a majoritarian second round in 3 statesLast electionNovember 8, 2016Next electionNovember 6, 2018Redistricting State legislatures or redistricting commissions, varies by stateMeeting placeHouse of Representatives chamber United States
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List Of Governors Of Louisiana
This is a list of the Governors of Louisiana
Louisiana
(French: Gouverneurs de Louisiane), from acquisition by the United States in 1803 to the present day. For earlier governors of Louisiana
Louisiana
see List of colonial governors of Louisiana.Contents1 List1.1 Territory of Orleans
Territory of Orleans
(1804–1812) 1.2 State of Louisiana
Louisiana
(1812–present)2 Other high offices held 3 Living former U.S. governors of Louisiana 4 Notes 5 References 6 External linksList[edit] Territory of Orleans
Territory of Orleans
(1804–1812)[edit] In 1803, Europe was about to become involved in a continental war. The French Empire, led by Napoleon, had begun an aggressive expansionist policy which challenged the interests of United Kingdom
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United States Senate
Majority (50)     Republican (50)Minority (49)     Democratic (47)      Independents (2) caucusing with the DemocratsVacant (1)     Vacant (1)Length of term6 yearsElectionsVoting systemFirst-past-the-post; nonpartisan blanket primary with a majoritarian second round in 3 states.Last electionNovember 8, 2016 (34 seats)Next electionNovember 6, 2018 (33 seats)Meeting placeSenate chamber United States
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Long Family
The Long family is a family of politicians from the United States. Gerald Long is the only member of the Long family to not have been a Democrat. Below is a list of members:George S. Long (1883–1958), Oklahoma State Representative 1920, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1948, U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1953–1958. Brother of Huey Long and Earl Long.[1] Huey Long (1893–1935), Governor of Louisiana 1928–1932, Democratic National Committeeman 1928, U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1932–1935. Brother of George S. Long and Earl Long.[2] Earl Long (1895–1960), Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1936–1939, Governor of Louisiana 1939–1940, 1948–1952, and 1956–1960, candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1960. Brother of George S. Long and Huey Long.[3] Rose McConnell Long (1892–1970), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1936, U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1936–1937
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Richard W. Leche
Richard Webster Leche (May 17, 1898 – February 22, 1965) was an American attorney, judge, and politician, elected as the 44th Governor of the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Louisiana. He served from 1936 until 1939, when he resigned. Convicted on federal charges of misuse of federal funds, Leche was the first Louisiana
Louisiana
chief executive to be imprisoned.Contents1 Background 2 Leche as governor 3 Conviction and imprisonment 4 Later years 5 Legacy 6 References 7 External linksBackground[edit] Richard Webster Leche was born in New Orleans, the son of Eustace Leche, a salesman, and the former Stella Eloise (Richard), a teacher. After attending local schools and graduating from Warren Easton High School, Leche entered Tulane University
Tulane University
in 1916. His studies were interrupted when he enlisted in the United States
United States
Army at the outbreak of the First World War
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James Monroe Smith
Monroe may refer to:Contents1 People 2 Places2.1 Canada 2.2 Ireland 2.3 United States of America3 CTA stations 4 Other uses 5 See alsoPeople[edit] James Monroe
James Monroe
(1758–1831), fifth President of the United States, in office from 1817 to 1825
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Sigma Delta Chi
The Society of Professional Journalists
Society of Professional Journalists
(SPJ), formerly known as Sigma Delta Chi, is the oldest organization representing journalists in the United States. It was established on April 17, 1909 at DePauw University,[3][4] and its charter was designed by William Meharry Glenn.[5][1]Contents1 Overview 2 History 3 Budget 4 Eugene S. Pulliam
Eugene S. Pulliam
First Amendment Award 5 Kunkel Awards 6 References 7 External linksOverview[edit] The stated mission of SPJ is to promote and defend the First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and freedom of the press; encourage high standards and ethical behavior in the practice of journalism; and promote and support diversity in journalism.[6] SPJ has nearly 300 chapters across the United States
United States
that bring educational programming to local areas and offer regular contact with other media professionals
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Delta Sigma Phi
Delta Sigma Phi
Sigma Phi
(ΔΣΦ, also known as Delta Sig or DSP) is a national men's fraternity established in 1899 at City College of New York (CCNY) and is a charter member of the North-American Interfraternity Conference. The fraternity is headquartered in the Fairbanks Mansion, the former home of Charles Warren Fairbanks, the U.S. vice president under Theodore Roosevelt
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Republican Party (United States)
The Republican Party, commonly referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party. The party is named after republicanism, the dominant value during the American Revolution. Founded by anti-slavery activists, economic modernizers, ex Whigs and ex Free Soilers in 1854, the Republicans dominated politics nationally and in the majority of northern states for most of the period between 1860 and 1932.[16] The Republican Party originally championed classical liberal ideas, including anti-slavery and economic reforms.[17][18] The party was usually dominant over the Democrats during the Third Party System
Third Party System
and Fourth Party System. In 1912, Theodore Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt
formed the Progressive ("Bull Moose") Party after being rejected by the GOP and ran as a candidate
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Reconstruction Era
The Reconstruction
Reconstruction
era was the period from 1863 (the legal end of most slavery in the United States) or 1865 (the end of the Confederacy) to 1877. In the context of the history of the United States, the term has two applications: the first applies to the complete history of the entire country from 1865 to 1877 following the Civil War; the second, to the attempted transformation of the 11 ex-Confederate states from 1863 to 1877, as directed by Congress. Reconstruction
Reconstruction
ended the remnants of Confederate nationalism and of slavery, making the Freedmen
Freedmen
citizens with civil rights apparently guaranteed by three new Constitutional amendments
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General Election
A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are chosen. These are usually held for a nation's primary legislative body, as distinguished from by-elections and local elections. In presidential systems, a general election is a regularly scheduled election where both the president, and either "a class" of or all members of the national legislature are elected at the same time but can also involve special elections held to fill prematurely vacated positions. A general election day may also include elections for local officials. The term originates in the elections in the United Kingdom for the House of Commons.Contents1 India 2 United Kingdom 3 United States 4 Footnotes 5 External linksIndia[edit] Main article: Elections in India The elections held to elect the members of the Lok Sabha after expiry of the Parliamentary Elections
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Republican National Committee
The Republican National Committee
Republican National Committee
(RNC) is a U.S. political committee that provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. It is responsible for developing and promoting the Republican political platform, as well as coordinating fundraising and election strategy. It is also responsible for organizing and running the Republican National Convention. Similar committees exist in every U.S. state
U.S. state
and most U.S. counties, although in some states party organization is structured by congressional district, allied campaign organizations being governed by a national committee
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