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Richard Webster Leche

Richard Webster Leche, American state official. Served in O.T.C., Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 1918; member Democratic National Committee President board suprs. Louisiana State University; Member American, Louisiana bar associations, Delta Sigma Phi.; Mason.; Club: Southern Life (honorary life.

Background

  • Leche, Richard Webster was born on May 17, 1898 in New Orleans. Son of Eustace Webster and Stella Eloise (Richard) Leche.

  • Education

    • Student Tulane University, 1916-1918. Bachelor of Laws, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1922, Doctor of Laws, University Laval, Quebec, Canada, 1937.

    Career

    • 1 son, Richard Webster. Salesman, 1919-1922; admitted to Louisiana bar, 1922, and since practiced in New Orleans. Secretary to governor of Louisiana, 1932-1934.

      Judge Court of Appeals, 1934-1936. Governor Louisiana since May 1936.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Served in O.T.C., Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 1918. Member Democratic National Committee President board suprs. Louisiana State University.

    Member American, Louisiana bar associations, Delta Sigma Phi. Mason.; Club: Southern Life (honorary life.

    Connections

    • Married Elton Reynolds, October 12, 1927.
    • father: Eustace Webster Leche
    • mother: Stella Eloise (Richard) Leche
    • spouse: Elton Reynolds
    Richard Webster Leche
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    Born March 17, 1898
    Died February, 1965
    (aged 66)
    Nationality
    • 1916
      Tulane University
    • 1932
      secretary, governor, Oscar K. Allen
    • 1934
      appeals court judge, court
      new orlean
    • 1936 - 1939
      govenor, Louisiana State Senate

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