Edwards Barham

Politician

1937 –

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Who is Edwards Barham?

Erle Edwards Barham is an American farmer and conservationist in Oak Ridge, a village in Morehouse Parish in north Louisiana, best known for having been the first Republican elected—by a 29-vote margin—to the Louisiana State Senate since the era of Reconstruction. Barham represented the agricultural District 33 from 1976 to 1980. He was narrowly unseated in the 1979 nonpartisan blanket primary by the Democrat David "Bo" Ginn of Bastrop, who held the seat until 1988.

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Born
Jul 10, 1937
Spouses
Religion
  • Episcopal Church
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Louisiana State University
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe
  • Oak Ridge High School
Lived in
  • Louisiana
  • Monroe

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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