Henry L. Fuqua

Politician

1865 – 1926

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Who was Henry L. Fuqua?

Henry Luse Fuqua was a Baton Rouge businessman and the last Louisiana Governor to have died in office. Fuqua defeated both Huey Pierce Long, Jr., and Lieutenant Governor Hewitt Leonidas Bouanchaud in the Democratic gubernatorial primary in 1924 to succeed the term-limited John M. Parker. He died halfway into his term, and Lieutenant Governor Oramel H. Simpson succeeded to the top post.

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Born
Nov 8, 1865
Baton Rouge
Also known as
  • Henry Fuqua
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Louisiana State University
Lived in
  • Louisiana
Died
Oct 11, 1926
Baton Rouge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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