Julia Letlow

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Julia Letlow
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 5th district
Assumed office
April 14, 2021
Preceded byRalph Abraham
Luke Letlow (elect; died before taking office)
Personal details
Julia Janelle Barnhill

(1981-03-16) March 16, 1981 (age 41)
Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Luke Letlow
(m. 2013; died 2020)
EducationUniversity of Louisiana at Monroe (BA, MA)
University of South Florida (PhD)

Julia Janelle Letlow (née Barnhill; born March 16, 1981) is an American politician and academic administrator. She is the United States representative of Louisiana's 5th congressional district since April 14, 2021.[1]

Letlow's husband, Luke Letlow, was elected to the United States House of Representatives for Louisiana's 5th congressional district in the 2020 elections, but died from COVID-19 before taking office.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Seitz-Wald, Alex (20 March 2021). "Republican Julia Letlow wins special congressional election in Louisiana, NBC News projects". NBC News. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  2. "Luke Letlow's family talks about the congressman-elect's COVID death". The News-Star. Retrieved January 15, 2021.