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Robert James Landry

Robert James Landry, American urban planner, director.

Background

  • Landry, Robert James was born on August 2, 1950 in Biloxi, Mississippi, United States. Son of August and Avy Landry.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Public Administration, University Mississippi, 1972. Master in Urban and Regional Planning, University Mississippi, 1974.

    Career

    • With Southern Mississippi Planning and Development District, 1974-1979, director planning and community development Gulfport, 1978-1979, director economic development, 1982-1985, 89—. Assistant professor, director community planning University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1979-1982. Executive director point cadet development corporation Biloxi (Mississippi) Waterfront Project, 1985-1989.

      Technical advisor Louisiana-Mississippi and Alabama Rapid Rail Transit Commission, since 1982. Member board advisors Seafood Industry Museum, Biloxi, since 1984. Associate consultant Waterfront Center, Washington, since 1987, and numerous others.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Participant Hattiesburg Leadership Retreat, 1980-1981. Member Governor's Task Force on Community Development, Mississippi, 1982-1984. Chairman Mayor's Task Force on Annexation, Hattiesburg, 1982.

    Commissioner district 1 Harrison County (Mississippi) Planning Commission, 1985-1989. Member American Planning Association (representative at large 1977-1979, vice president Mississippi chapter 1979-1981, president 1981-1983), Les Pierrots Carnival Association, Fleur De Lis Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Sailing, boat building and designing, cajun and gourmet cooking, graphic arts.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Lucy Schwan, January 29, 1972. Children: Julia Claire, Lucy Ellen.
    • father: August Landry
    • mother: Avy Landry
    • spouse: Sarah Lucy Schwan
    • children: Julia Claire Landry
    • Lucy Ellen Landry
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    Born August 2, 1950
    (age 67)
    Nationality
    • 1972
      University Mississippi
    • 1974
      University Mississippi
    • 1979 - 1982
      assistant, community planning University Southern Mississippi
      Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
    • 1979 - 1982
      director, community planning University Southern Mississippi
      Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
    • 1985 - 1989
      executive, director point cadet development corporation Biloxi (Mississippi) Waterfront Project