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Ruffin Pleasant

Born: Jun 2, 1871

Death: Sep 12, 1937

Birthplace: Union Parish

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Ruffin Pleasant

Date of Birth : Jun 2, 1871
Date of Death : Sep 12, 1937
Birth Place : Union Parish

Ruffin Golson Pleasant was the 36th Governor of Louisiana from 1916 to 1920, who is remembered for having mobilized his state for World War I. Prior to his governorship, Pleasant was the Louisiana attorney general from 1912 to 1916 and the city attorney of Shreveport from 1902 to 1908.


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