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Paul Macarius Hebert

Paul Macarius Hebert, American university dean. Decorated Legion of Merit; recipient Hutton W. Sumners award Southwestern Legal Foundation, 1976.


  • Hebert, Paul Macarius was born on November 1, 1907 in Baton Rouge. Son of Paul Armand and Annie (Byrne) Hebert.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Louisiana State University, 1929, Bachelor of Laws, 1929. Juris Scientiae Doctor, Yale, 1930. Doctor of Laws, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1968.


    • Admitted to Louisiana bar, 1929. Professor of law Loyola University, New Orleans, 1930-1931, professor, dean Law School, 1932-1936. Assistant professor of law Louisiana State University, 1931-1932, professor of law, dean administration, 1936-1937, dean Law School, professor of law, 1937-1939, acting president, 1939-1941, dean law, 1941-1949, dean university, professor of law, 1949-1951, dean law, 1952-1957, 59-76.

      Member firm Breazeale, Sachse, Wilson & Hebert, 1951-1952, 57-59. Special assistant attorney general Louisiana for Louisiana Coast Line Litigation, 1965-1967. Attorney, Louisiana Legislative Bureau, 1932, 34, 36, 38.

      Secretary, member of council Louisiana State Law Institute, 1938-1976. Member Louisiana Ednl. Survey Commission, 1940-1942.

      Member general commission to draft new constitution State of Louisiana, 1946-1976. Civilian judge The United States of America Military Tribunals, Nurnberg, Germany, 1947-1948. Member panel Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.

      Member loyalty review board United States Civil Service Commission, 1948-1953. Chairman Louisiana Labor Mediation Board, 1953-1967. Member Louisiana Labor-Management Commission Inquiry, 1967-1976.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Served from captain lieutenant colonel, Army of the United States, 1942-1945. Member American Arbitration Association (panel), National Academy Arbitrators (panel), American, Louisiana (Board of Governors 1946-1947, 53), Association American Law Schools (Chairman of Commission inter-American cooperative 1945-1947, Executive Committee 1946-1947), Order Coif, Delta Kappa Epsilon, Phi Delta Phi, Phi Kappa Phi, Omicron Delta Kappa.


    • Married Estelle Le Jeune, May 18, 1926. Children: Barbara Clare, Mary Sunshine, Paul Macarius.
    • father: Paul Armand Hebert
    • mother: Annie (Byrne) Hebert
    • spouse: Estelle Le Jeune
    • children: Barbara Clare Hebert
    • Mary Sunshine Hebert
    • Paul Macarius Hebert
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    Born November 1, 1907
    Died February 3, 1976
    (aged 68)