Mitch Landrieu

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Mitch Landrieu
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61st Mayor of New Orleans
In office
May 3, 2010 – May 7, 2018
Preceded byRay Nagin
Succeeded byLaToya Cantrell
51st Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana
In office
January 11, 2004 – May 3, 2010
GovernorKathleen Blanco
Bobby Jindal
Preceded byKathleen Blanco
Succeeded byScott Angelle
Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
from the 90th district
In office
1992–2004
Preceded byJames St. Raymond
Succeeded byTimothy Burns
Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives
from the 89th district
In office
1988–1992
Preceded byMary Landrieu
Succeeded byPete Schneider
Personal details
Born
Mitchell Joseph Landrieu

(1960-08-16) August 16, 1960 (age 58)
Broadmoor, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Cheryl Quirk
ChildrenGrace
Emily
Matthew
Benjamin
William
Alma materCatholic University of America (BA)
Loyola University New Orleans (JD)

Mitchell Joseph "Mitch" Landrieu[1] (/ˈlændr/ LAN-drew;[2] born August 16, 1960) is an American politician. He recently served as the 61st Mayor of New Orleans. Landrieu previously served as the 51st Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana from 2004 to 2010. He is a member of the Democratic Party.

His father is Moon Landrieu, the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development during the Jimmy Carter administration. His sister is former United States senator Mary Landrieu.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Project Vote Smart – Lieutenant Governor Mitchell Joseph 'Mitch' Landrieu – Biography". Votesmart.org. August 16, 1960. Retrieved August 30, 2010.
  2. AP News Pronunciation Guide

Other websites[change | change source]

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