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State legislator

John Bel Edwards, American state legislator.

Background

Edwards, John Bel was born on April 18, 1979 in New Orleans.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1988. Juris Doctor, Louisiana State University Law School, 1999.

Career

Attorney; member District 72 Louisiana House of Representatives, since 2008, member civil law and procedure committee, education committee, judiciary committee, house committee on homeland security, joint committee on homeland security, chair special committee on military and veterans affairs committee.

Religion

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Politics

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