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Rogers Meredith Prestridge

Rogers Meredith Prestridge, American lawyer. Bar: Louisiana 1966.

Background

  • Prestridge, Rogers Meredith was born on July 31, 1934 in Crowville, Louisiana, United States. Son of James Ivy and Vergie (Rogers) Prestridge.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, North-East Louisiana University, Monroe, 1961. Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1966.

    Career

    • Attorney for Inheritance Collector Bossier Parish, Louisiana, 1966-1972. Assistant district attorney 26th Judicial district, 1969-1972. Private practice Bossier City, Louisiana, 1966-1989.

      Coordinator of legal and governmental affairs Louisiana State University Health Science Center, Shreveport, 1989—2010. Judge Bossier City, 1973-1975. Member Louisiana Commission Law Enforcement and Administration of Criminal Justice, 1973-1975.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Louisiana 1966.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Louisiana Board Regents for Higher Education, 1975-1981. Member Caddo-Bossier Port Commission, 1976-1997, president, 1987-1989. Chairman Shreveport, Bossier Military Affairs Committee, 1987.

    Chairman Riverside Community Hospital, 1987-1991. Board directors, 1987. Board directors Louisiana Association for Blind.

    Board directors Red River Waterway Commission, since 2006. Captain United States Air Force, 1954-1958, 61-62. Member Caddo Parish Democratic Executive Committee, since 2010.

    Member American Judges Association, Louisiana State Bar Association (house of deals), Bossier Chamber of Commerce (president 1986), National Councile Juvenile Court Judges, Bossier Junior Chamber of Commerce (past president), Phi Alpha Delta.

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Sinclair, July 3, 1968. Children: Dana, Zachary, Kathryn, Bennett.
    • father: James Ivy Prestridge
    • mother: Vergie (Rogers) Prestridge
    • spouse: Kathryn Sinclair
    • children: Dana Prestridge
    • Zachary Prestridge
    • Kathryn Prestridge
    • Bennett Prestridge
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