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Ernest Nathan Morial, American mayor. Bar: Louisiana 1954. Named one of 100 Most Influential Blacks Ebony magazine, 197, 72, 73, 78, 79; recipient certified for Distinguished Service Links, Inc., 1972, Distinguished Alumni award Xavier University, 1979.

Background

Morial, Ernest Nathan was born on October 9, 1929 in New Orleans. Son of Walter Etienne and Leonie Viola (Moore) Morial.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1951. Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University, 1954.

Career

Auditor, Keystone Life INs. Company, New Orleans, 1951;partner, Tureaud, Trudeau & Morial, New Orleans, 1954-1960;general counsel, Std. Life Insurance Company of Louisiana, 1960-1970;assistant United State Attorneys, New Orleans, 1974-1977;juvenile court judge, 1970-1974;judge, Louisiana Court of appeal, New Orleans, 1974-1977;fellow, Institute of Politics, Harvard University, 1978;mayor, City of New Orleans, 1978-1986.

Director Liberty Bank & Trust Company, Gourmet Superior vena cava syndrome, Inc. Professor of law Tulane University Law School, 1973-1989. Member Louisiana House Representatives, 1968-1970.

Board of Governors Tulane University Medical Center, board directors Loyola University. Trustee Xavier U. Louisiana With Army of the United States, 1954-1956.

Achievements

  • Bar: Louisiana 1954.

Membership

Member American Bar Association, National Bar Association (founder judicial council), Louisiana Bar Association, American Judicature Society, New Orleans Mid-Winter Sports Association (executive committee), Louisiana Municipal Association (director), Alpha Phi Alpha (general president 1968-1972), Knights of Peter Claver.

Connections

Married Sybil Gayle Haydel, February 18, 1955. Children: Julie Claire, Marc Haydel, Jacques Etienne, Cheri Michele, Monique Gayle.

father:
Walter Etienne Morial

mother:
Leonie Viola (Moore) Morial

spouse:
Sybil Gayle Haydel

child:
Julie Claire Morial

child:
Marc Haydel Morial

child:
Jacques Etienne Morial

child:
Cheri Michele Morial

child:
Monique Gayle Morial