Ralph Abraham (politician)

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Ralph Abraham
Ralph Abraham official congressional photo.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Louisiana's 5th district
In office
January 3, 2015 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byVance McAllister
Succeeded byJulia Letlow
Personal details
Born
Ralph Lee Abraham Jr.

(1954-09-16) September 16, 1954 (age 67)
Monroe, Louisiana, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Dianne Abraham (m. 1977)
Children3
EducationLouisiana State University (DVM)
Louisiana State University, New Orleans (MD)
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceMississippi National Guard
United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

Ralph Lee Abraham Jr. (born September 16, 1954),[1] is an American politician, physician and former veterinarian.[2] Abraham was the Republican United States Representative for Louisiana's 5th congressional district from 2015 until 2021.[3]

Abraham unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Louisiana in the 2019 election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Guide to the New Congress" (PDF). Roll Call. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 3, 2018. Retrieved December 6, 2014.
  2. Broach, Drew (October 25, 2017). "Just where does Louisiana Congressman Ralph Abraham actually live?". NOLA.com - The Times-Picayune. Retrieved July 21, 2018.
  3. "NELA Doctor Running for Congress". myarklamiss.com. May 30, 2014. Archived from the original on November 10, 2014. Retrieved June 2, 2014.