Ashton J. Mouton Photo

Ashton J. Mouton

Born: Oct 16, 1916

Death: Jan 31, 1988

Birthplace: Lafayette

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Ashton J. Mouton

Date of Birth : Oct 16, 1916
Date of Death : Jan 31, 1988
Birth Place : Lafayette

Ashton Joseph Mouton, Sr., was a United States businessman and politician who became, at thirty-one, the youngest mayor in the history of Lafayette, Louisiana. A Democrat, Mouton was elected mayor in 1948. He served two four-year terms and left office in 1956. In 1963, Mouton was an unsuccessful contender for lieutenant governor on an intraparty ticket with the winning gubernatorial candidate, John Julian McKeithen of tiny Columbia, the seat of Caldwell Parish, in northeastern Louisiana.

Profession


  • Politician
  • Businessperson
  • Entrepreneur

Also known as


  • Ashton Mouton
  • Mayor Ashton J. Mouton

Spouse


  • Rose Mouton
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