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Henry Dominique LARCADE, Jr.

(1890-1966)

LARCADE, Henry Dominique, Jr., a Representative from Louisiana; born in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, La., July 12, 1890; attended the public and parochial schools, Opelousas High School, Academy Immaculate Conception, and Opelousas Institute; during the First World War served as a private in the Three Hundred and Forty-eighth Infantry, Eighty-seventh Division, at Camp Pike, Ark., later obtaining a commission as second lieutenant, Quartermaster Corps, Officers’ Reserve Corps; engaged in the banking business and the general insurance business; member of the St. Landry Parish School Board 1913-1928; member of the State senate 1928-1932; assistant clerk of the State senate 1932-1936; served in the State house of representatives 1936-1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-eighth and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1943-January 3, 1953); was not a candidate for renomination in 1952; member of the State senate 1956-1960; engaged in banking business; was a resident of Opelousas, La., until his death there March 15, 1966; interment in St. Landry Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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