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Felix Edward Hebert

Born: Oct 12, 1901

Death: Dec 29, 1979

Birthplace: New Orleans

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Felix Edward Hebert

Date of Birth : Oct 12, 1901
Date of Death : Dec 29, 1979
Birth Place : New Orleans

Felix Edward Hebert, known as F. Edward Hebert, was the longest-serving member of the United States House of Representatives from the state of Louisiana, having represented the New Orleans-based 1st congressional district as a Democrat from 1941 until his retirement in 1977. Hebert was born in New Orleans to Felix Joseph Hebert and the former Lea Naquin. As a student at Jesuit High School there, he wrote prep-school sports for his future employer, the New Orleans Times-Picayune. He graduated in 1924 from Tulane University in New Orleans and was the first sports editor of the Tulane Hullabaloo. He was a member of Delta Sigma Phi fraternity and the Young Men's Business Club of New Orleans. On August 1, 1934, Hebert married the former Gladys Bofill, and the couple had one daughter, Dawn Marie, who married a future judge of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, John Malcolm Duhe, Jr., of Iberia Parish. The couple had four children, Kimberly Duhe Holleman, Jeanne Duhe Sinitier, Edward Malcolm Duhe, and Martin Bofill Duhe.

Profession


  • Politician
  • Journalist

Also known as


  • Felix Edward Hebert

Spouse


  • John Malcolm Duhé, Jr.
  • Gladys Bofill Hébert
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