Henry L. Fuqua Photo

Henry L. Fuqua

Born: Nov 8, 1865

Death: Oct 11, 1926

Birthplace: Baton Rouge

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Henry L. Fuqua

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1865
Date of Death : Oct 11, 1926
Birth Place : Baton Rouge

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.


  • Politician
  • Businessperson

Also known as

  • Henry Fuqua
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