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Lloyd Francis Gaubert

Lloyd Francis Gaubert, shipboard and industrial cable distribution executive. Recipient St. Louis medallion Archdiocese of New Orleans, 1990; named Man of Year, Christian Brothers' School, 1989.

Background

  • Gaubert, Lloyd Francis was born on January 6, 1921 in Thibodaux, Louisiana, United States. Son of Camille J. and Leonise (Henry) Gaubert.

  • Education

    • Student, Southwestern Louisiana Institute, 1941. Student, University Southern California, 1942. Student, Texas Christian University, 1947.

    Career

    • Tool engineer Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation, San Diego, 1941-1945. Tool project engineer Fort Worth Plant Convair, 1946-1947. Founder, owner, president L.F. Gaubert & Company, Incorporated, New York Orleans, from 1947.

      President Michoud Industrial Complex, Inc., Marine Industrial Cable Corporation, Carmel Development Corporation. Director First National Bank Commerce, New Orleans.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Chairman regional planning commission New Orleans Mayor's Coordinating Committee for National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1961-1963. Chairman manufacturers committee, 1961-1963. Board directors Better Business Bureau, New Orleans, Metropolitan New Orleans Safety Council, New Orleans Public Belt R.R., New Orleans Port Committee, New Orleans Traffic and Transportation Bureau, United States Coast Guard Academy, New Orleans Opera House Association, Christian Brothers, New Orleans.

    Trustee Station WYES-television, new Orleans. Executive committee Sugar Bowl Football. Founder, chairman Greatest Bands in Dixie.

    President Holiday Inn of Thibodaux. Director United States Coast Guard Academy. State president navy league advisory council Loyola University, New Orleans.

    With United States Army Air Force, 1942-1945. Member American Society Tooling and Manufacturing Engineers (president 1948-1949), Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, American Society Naval Engineers, Louisiana Engineering Society, Navy League (past president New Orleans council, national director, state president Louisiana), New Orleans Petroleum Club, Sugar Bowl (executive committee), American Legion, Plimsoll Club, Board of Trade Club, International House, Optimists (president 1957-1958, lieutenant governor 1959-1960), Knights of Columbus, Ancient Order Hibernians in American.

    Connections

    • Children: Lloyd Francis, Leonise, Bruce, Blane, Gwen, Greg.
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    Died December 12, 2005
    (aged 84)
    • 1941
      Southwestern Louisiana Institute
    • 1942
      University Southern California
    • 1947
      Texas Christian University
    • 1941 - 1945
      Tool engineer, Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Corporation
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1946 - 1947
      tool project engineer, Fort Worth Plant Convair