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Louis A. CUVILLIER

state legislator

Louis A. CUVILLIER, American State Legislator.

Background

CUVILLIER, Louis A. was born on February 4, 1871 in Fairfax Company, Virginia, United States. Son of Samuel and Jane (Taylors) Cuvillier.

Education

St. John Military Academy. Georgetown University married Margaret Sheridan, March 2.

Career

1899, New York City; church one daughter.

Membership

Member, New York Assembly, 1907-1930. Veterinary Spanish-American and World Wars. First Lieutenant, National Army, World War.

Captain, 307 Infantry, O.R.C., United States Army. Chairman and Legislative Member of Committee on Military Affairs, 14 years. Committee on Judiciary, 15 years.

Took leading part in ousting five Socialist Assemblymen in Assembly session of 1920. Author of Bill repealing the MullinGage State Prohibition Law. 1923, Bill calling on Congress to call a National Constitutional Convention to repeal the Eighteenth Amendment passed in Assembly 82 to 62, defeated in Senate by one vote.

Author of Constitutional Amendment to New York State Constitution giving preference in appointment and promotion in Civil Service to disabled Veterans, of all Wars, 1929. Law in 1930 to carry out Mandate of Constitution. Member, New York State Committee Bicentennial Celebration of birth of General George Washington, celebration to take place in each state in the Union and at Washington, District of Columbia Member of American and New York State Bar Associations.

International Law Institute. Veterinary 71 New York Regiment Volunteer Association. Veteran of Foreign Wars.

American Legion; Society of Tammany. Club: Kanawla.