Paul Octave Hebert, American army officer, governor of Louisiana. member Louisiana Constitutional Convention, 1852.
Hebert, Paul Octave was born on December 12, 1818 in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, United States. Son of Paul Gaston and Mary (Hamilton) Hebert.
Graduate Jefferson College, 1836, United States Military Academy, 1840.
Assistant professor engineering United States Military Academy, 1840-1842. Chief engineer of Louisiana, 1845. Lieutenant colonel 14th Infantry, United States Army, participated in all important battles of Mexican War.