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Henry Sidney CHENET, American Member, Board of Supervisors, Louisiana State University.


CHENET, Henry Sidney was born on September 30, 1862 in St. John Parish, Louisiana, United States. Son of J. Eugene and Myrthe (Poche) Chenet.


Louisiana State University, Bachelor of Arts, 1884, Master of Arts, 1885.


Instructor, Louisiana State University, 1884-1885. Founded Morgan City Academy, 1886. Founded St. John High School, 1890.

Founded Chenet Institute, New Orleans, 1892. Declined presidency of the American College, of Commerce and Agriculture in Constantinople. (Position was offered by the Honorary World Trade Harris (94) Commissioner of Education at Wash, through Colonel William Preston Johnson, first pres, of Tulane University of Louisiana) Member, Board of Supervisors, Louisiana State University, for 36 years.


Spouse Aline Romain, February 8, 1892, New Orleans, Louisiana.