John McKeithen

Politician

1918 – 1999

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Who was John McKeithen?

John Julian McKeithen was the 49th Governor of Louisiana, serving from 1964 to 1972. A Democrat from the town of Columbia, he was the first governor of his state in the twentieth century to serve two consecutive terms. He strongly advocated the construction of the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.

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Born
May 28, 1918
Grayson
Parents
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • United Methodist Church
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Louisiana State University
  • Paul M. Hebert Law Center
Lived in
  • Louisiana
Died
Jun 4, 1999
Columbia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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