Mary L. LANDRIEU, Congress, LA (1955)
Senate Years of Service:1997-
LANDRIEU, Mary L., a Senator from Louisiana; born in Arlington, Va., November 23, 1955; graduated from Ursuline Academy, New Orleans, and Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1977; member, Louisiana house of representatives 1980-1988; Louisiana state treasurer 1988-1996; unsuccessful candidate for Democratic gubernatorial nomination 1995; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate in 1996; reelected in 2002, and again in 2008 for the term ending January 3, 2015; chair, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (One Hundred Eleventh and One Hundred Twelfth Congresses).
Bibliography“Mary Landrieu,“ in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 2006.
Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present