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John J. McKeithen

John J. McKeithenAKA John Julian McKeithen

Born: 28-May-1918
Birthplace: Grayson, LA
Died: 4-Jun-1999
Location of death: Columbia, LA [1]
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Hogan Cemetery, Columbia, LA

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Louisiana, 1964-72

Military service: US Army (77th Infantry, 1st Lt., WWII, discharged 1945)


[1] Citizens Medical Center, Columbia, LA.

Father: Jesse J. McKeithen
Mother: DeEtte Eglin McKeithen
Sister: De Ette Williams
Sister: Jan Ette Meredith
Wife: Marjorie Howell Funderburk (b. 30-Sep-1919, m. 14-Jun-1942, d. 24-Mar-2004, six children)
Daughter: Rebecca McKeithen Hamilton
Daughter: Melissa McKeithen Cummings
Daughter: Pamela McKeithen Plummer
Daughter: Jenny McKeithen Borders
Son: W. Fox McKeithen (legislator and LA Secretary of State, b. 1946, d. 2005)

    High School: (Grayson, LA)
    University:
High Point College, High Point, NC
    University: BS, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge (1940)
    Law School: JD, Louisiana State University at Baton Rouge (1942)
    Administrator: Board of Supervisors, Louisiana State University (1983-99)

    Governor of Louisiana (12-May-1964 to 9-May-1972)
    Louisiana State Official Louisiana Public Service Commission (1954-64)
    Louisiana State House of Representatives (1948-52)
    Louisiana State Bar Association


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