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John Bel Edwards

Born: 16-Sep-1966
Birthplace: Amite, LA

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Louisiana

Military service: U.S. Army (1986-94)

Attorney, Army veteran, and state legislator elected Governor of Louisiana in 2015, defeating Sen. David Vitter and incumbent Gov. Bobby Jindal.

Father: Frank M. Edwards, Jr. (parish sheriff)
Brother: Frank Millard Edwards (police chief)
Brother: Daniel H. Edward (parish sheriff)
Wife: Donna Hutto (two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Sarah Edwards
Daughter: Samantha Edwards
Son: John Miller Edwards

    High School: Amite High School, Amite, LA (1984)
    University: BS Engineering, US Military Academy, West Point (1988)
    Law School: Louisiana State University (1999)

    Governor of Louisiana (2016-)
    Louisiana State House of Representatives 72nd Dist. (2008-16)
    Edwards & Associates (Partner)

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