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State official

Richard Webster Leche, American state official. Served in O.T.C., Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 1918; member Democratic National Committee President board suprs. Louisiana State University; Member American, Louisiana bar associations, Delta Sigma Phi.; Mason.; Club: Southern Life (honorary life.

Background

Leche, Richard Webster was born on May 17, 1898 in New Orleans. Son of Eustace Webster and Stella Eloise (Richard) Leche.

Education

Student Tulane University, 1916-1918. Bachelor of Laws, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1922, Doctor of Laws, University Laval, Quebec, Canada, 1937.

Career

1 son, Richard Webster. Salesman, 1919-1922; admitted to Louisiana bar, 1922, and since practiced in New Orleans. Secretary to governor of Louisiana, 1932-1934.

Judge Court of Appeals, 1934-1936. Governor Louisiana since May 1936.

Membership

Served in O.T.C., Fort Sheridan, Illinois, 1918. Member Democratic National Committee President board suprs. Louisiana State University.

Member American, Louisiana bar associations, Delta Sigma Phi. Mason.; Club: Southern Life (honorary life.

Connections

Married Elton Reynolds, October 12, 1927.

father:
Eustace Webster Leche

mother:
Stella Eloise (Richard) Leche

spouse:
Elton Reynolds