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Dictionary of Louisiana Biography 2017-09-29T13:24:10+00:00

About the Dictionary of Louisiana Biography

The Dictionary of Louisiana Biography is a three-volume set of books (volume I & II were published in 1988 and a supplement was published in 1998), which was a collaboration between the Louisiana Historical Association and the Center for Louisiana Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. It is the most comprehensive biographical undertaking every assembled for the state of Louisiana. It is included here in its original form.

Contributors

A.A.G. – Alice Ann Gates, New Iberia, Louisiana.
A.B.R. – Alma B. Reed, Eunice, Louisiana.
A.C.B. – Anna C. Burns, Alexandria, Louisiana.
A.C.B.* – Anne Cooper Britton, Mansfield, Louisiana.
A.C.L. – Anne C. Loveland, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
A.D.F. – Alice D. Forsyth, New Orleans, Louisiana.
A.D.J. – Ada D. Jarred, Alexandria, Louisiana.
A.E.B. – Ashley Bonnet, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
A.E.D. Adrienne Elizabeth Duffy, New Orleans, Louisiana.
A.E.L. – Alfred E. Lemmon, New Orleans, Louisiana.
A.E.P. – Anne E. Peterson, Washington, D.
C.A.E.S. – Amos E. Simpson, Lafayette, Louisiana.
A.J.M. – Anna Jane Marks, Lafayette, Louisiana.
A.K.S. – Anne Key Simpson, Lafayette, Louisiana.
A.M. – Ann Mire, Crowley, Louisiana
A.M.M. – Ann M. McLaurin, Shreveport, Louisiana.
A.O.H. – Alton O. Hancock, Shreveport, Louisiana.
A.P.H.C. – Alice Pleasance Hunter Chilton, Boyce, Louisiana.
A.P.M. – Archie P. McDonald, Nacogdoches, Texas.
A.S.H. – Amanda Sagrera Hanks, Kaplan, Louisiana.
A.S.J. – Arthur Scully, Jr., New Orleans, Louisiana.
A.S.L. – Alfred Smith Landry, New Iberia, Louisiana.
A.S.T. – Alan S. Thompson, Shreveport, Louisiana.
A.T. – Amanda Tumminello Taylor,Ferriday, Louisiana
A.W.B. – Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr., Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
A.Y.B. – Alvin Y. Bethard, Lafayette, Louisiana.
B.A.C. – Barbara Ardoin Chapman, Lafayette, Louisiana.
B.A.G. – Betty Ann Gladney, Homer, Louisiana.
B.B.W. – Bettye Blackburn Woods, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
B.C. – Brian E. Coutts, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
B.C.* – Bernard A. Cook, New Orleans, Louisiana.
B.C.H.M. – Betty Chauvin Hochenedel McKinne (Mrs. Collin), Louisburg, North Carolina.
B.E. – Brian G. Ettinger, New Orleans, Louisiana.
B.E.T. – B. E. Tabarlet, Shreveport, Louisiana.
B.F.M. – Blanche Foster Mysing, New Orleans, Louisiana.
B.G. – Bertram H. Groene, Hammond, Louisiana.
B.H.G. – Billy H. Gilley, Ruston, Louisiana.
B.J.A. – Barry Jean Ancelet, Lafayette, Louisiana.
B.L. – Bernard Lemann, New Orleans, Louisiana.
B.P.M. – Burton Patrick Mayeux, LaPlace, Louisiana.
B.R.O. – Beatrice R. Owsley, New Orleans, Louisiana.
B.S.C. – Barbara Smith Corrales, Lafayette, Louisiana.
B.S.O. – Bethany S. Oberst, Cleveland, Ohio.
B.T.M. – Betty Thibodaux Mier, Lafayette, Louisiana.
C.A.B. – Carl A. Brasseaux, Lafayette, Louisiana.
C.A.B.* – Craig A. Bauer, Metairie, Louisiana.
C.A.D. – Charles A. Dranguet, Hammond, Louisiana.
C.B. – Catherine Barham, Oak Ridge, Louisiana.
C.B.H. – Collin B. Hamer, Jr., Metairie, Louisiana.
C.B.W.P. – Charles B. W. Palmer, Amite, Louisiana.
C.C.C. – Charlene C. Cain, Hammond, Louisiana.
C.C.K. – Catherine C. Kahn, New Orleans, Louisiana.
C.D.J. – Curtis D. Jerde, New Orleans, Louisiana.
C.E.D. – Carolyn E. De Latte, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
C.E.N. – Charles E. Nolan, New Orleans, Louisiana.
C.E.O. – Charles Edwards O’Neill, Rome, Italy.
C.F.L. – Carolyn Ford Loos, Houston, Texas.
C.G. – Carolyn Garison, Shreveport, Louisiana.
C.G.D. – Coralie Guarino Davis, New Orleans, Louisiana.
C.H.B. – Claudia H. Blanchard, Charleston, West Virginia.
C.H.N. C. – Howard Nichols, Hammond, Louisiana.
C.J.E. – Carl J. Ekberg, Normal, Illinois.
C.L.J. – Charles S. Lagarde, Jr., Luling, Louisiana.
C.L.M. – Clarence L. Mohr, Tulane University.
C.L.W. – Carlena Lancaster Waltrip, Jennings, Louisiana.
C.M.B. – Marguerite B. Brownlee, Harlingen, Texas.
C.P.B. – Calvin P. Brasseaux, New Orleans, Louisiana.
C.P.C. – Charlotte Petty Conradi,Mansfield, Louisiana.
C.S.B. – Charles S. Buchanan, New Orleans, Louisiana.
C.T. – Carole R.Taylor, Ft. Valley, Georgia.
C.V. – Charles Vincent, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
C.V.P. – Claude Victor Patin.
C.W. – Carol Wells, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
C.W.S.H. – C.W.S. Hartley, Amberley, England.
D.A.R. – Sister Doris Ann Roy, Sisters of the Eucharistic Convant.
D.C.E. – David C. Edmonds, Sunset, Louisiana.
D.C.M. – Diana C. Monteleone, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
D.D.C. – Doris Dorcas Carter, MInden, Louisiana.
D.D.P. – David D. Plater, Thibodaux, Louisiana.
D.E.L. – Dolores Egger LabbŽ, Lafayette, Louisiana.
D.H. – Drew Harrington, Bowling Green, Kentucky.
D.H.* – Dana Henry, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
D.H.B. – Dorothy H. Brown, New Orleans, Louisiana.
D.J. – Dudley Johnson.
D.J.M. –Donald J. Millet, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
D.J.P. – Daniel J. Perret, Westwego, Louisiana.
D.L.C. – Doris Lasseigne Carville (Mrs. Jules A., Jr.), LaPlace, Louisiana.
D.M.K. – Donn M. Kurtz, II, Lafayette, Louisiana.
D.M.R. – Donald M. Rawson, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
D.N.K. – Derek N. Kerr, Vancouver, British Columbia.
D.O.M. – Sister Dorothea Olga McCants, Shreveport, Louisiana.
D.R.B. – Rev. Dominic R. Braud, O.S.B., St. Joseph, Louisiana.
D.S. – Dorothy Robinson Selby, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
D.S.* – Daniel E. Sutherland, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
D.S.B. – David Scott Ball, Charlotte, North Carolina.
D.S.R. – Dorothy Shaw Rankin, New Iberia, Louisiana.
D.W. – Deborah Woodiel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
D.W.M. – David W. Moore, New Orleans, Louisiana.
E.B. – Eugene C. Beckham III, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
E.B.K. – Eloise Biegel Kimber, Lacombe, Louisiana.
E.B.R. – E. B. Robinson, Jr., M. D., Bossier City, Louisiana.
E.C.F. – Evelyn C. French, Houma, Louisiana.
E.C.S. – Elizabeth Carstens Simonson, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
E.C.W. – Rev. Msgr. Earl C. Woods, New Orleans, Louisiana.
E.F.H. – Edward F. Haas, Dayton, Ohio.
E.F.N. – Rev. Earl F. Niehaus, S.M., New Orleans, Louisiana.
E.H. – Elsie S. Hébert, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
E.H.C. – Elizabeth H. Cagnon, Los Fresnos, Texas.
E.J.C. – Evans J. Casso, Metairie, Louisiana.
E.J.S. – Edna Jordan Smith, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
E.K.D. – Elisabeth Kilbourne Dart, St. Francisville, Louisiana.
E.K.E. – Eleanor Kemp Ellis, Amite, Louisiana.
E.M.C. – Elida Millet Caillouet, Baker, Louisiana.
E.N. – Edgar Newman, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
E.N.E. – Edward N. Engolio, Plaquemine, Louisiana.
E.S. – Elsa Schneider, New Orleans, Louisiana.
E.S.M. – Elizabeth Shown Mills, Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
E.T.S. – Evelyn Tudor Stallings, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
E.W.H. – Elise Wheless Hogan, Shreveport, Louisiana.
F.B. – Florence E. Borders, New Orleans, Louisiana.
F.B.J. – Floyd B. James, Ruston, Louisiana.
F.C.A – Frans C. Amelinckx, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
F.C.K. – Francis C. Kajencki, El Paso, Texas.
F.C.K. – Francis C. Kajencki, El Paso, Texas.
F.D.C. – Frances D. Cole, Port Allen, Louisiana.
F.J. – Felix James, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
F.J.W. – Frank J. Wetta, Galveston, Texas.
F.K. – Frank Kasprowicz, Amite, Louisiana.
F.K.* – Fred Kniffen, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
F.L. – Frances Love, Lafayette, Louisiana.
F.L.* – Fay Louque, Destrehan, Louisiana.
F.L.M. F. – Lestar Martin, Ruston, Louisiana.
F.M. – Fontaine Martin, New Orleans, Louisiana.
F.M.J. – Florence M. Jumonville, New Orleans, Louisiana.
F.M.U. – Frank M. Uter, New Roads, Louisiana.
F.O.L. – Frank O. Looney, Shreveport, Louisiana.
F.P.B. – Frank P. Boimare III, New Orleans, Louisiana.
F.S. – Fred Stielow, College Park, Maryland.
F.W.W. – Frank W. Wurzlow, Jr., Schriever, Louisiana.
G.B. – Garry Boulard, New Orleans, Louisiana.
G.B.M. – Gary B. Mills, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Al.
G.C.D. – Gilbert C. Din, Olney, Maryland.
G.C.T. – Gertrude C. Taylor.
G.D. – George Denègre, New Orleans, Louisiana.
G.D.P.B. – Gypsy Damaris Petty Boston, Shreveport, Louisiana.
G.E. – Gwen A. Edwards, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
G.E.L. – Gayle Eastin Landry, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
G.I. E. – Glynn Ingram, Ruston, Louisiana.
G.J. – Glen Jeansonne, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
G.K.J. – George Knight, Jr., St. Martinville, Louisiana.
G.K.P.M. – George King Pratt Munson, New Iberia, Louisiana.
G.L. – Gary M. Lavergne, Church Point, Louisiana.
G.L.B. – Gladys L. Britt, Castor, Louisiana.
G.L.D. – Guy L. Davis, New Iberia, Louisiana.
G.M. – Letty Gayle Rita Bertrand McFarlain, Jennings, Louisiana.
G.M.C. – Gertrude M. Clark, Alexandria, Louisiana.
G.M.T. – Genevieve Munson Trimble, New Orleans, Louisiana.
G.N.S. – Gerald N. Sims, New Orleans, Louisiana.
G.P.B. – Gerald P. Bodet, New Orleans, Louisiana.
G.R. – Grover Rees, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
G.R.C. – Glenn R. Conrad, New Iberia, Louisiana.
G.S.D. – Gary S. Dunbar, Los Angeles, California.
G.S.P. – Genelle S. Pickens, Sulphur, Louisiana.
G.V.F. – Geraldine V. Fontenot, Lafayette, Louisiana.
G.W.B. – Georgia Watts Brown, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
G.W.M. – Genevieve White (Mrs. Dan D.) McDuff, Monroe, Louisiana.
H.C. – Harriet Callahan, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
H.C.B. – Rev. Msgr. Henry C. Bezou, New Orleans, Louisiana.
H.C.B.* – Henri Clay Bienvenu, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
H.C.D. – Henry C. Dethloff, College Station, Texas.
H.C.P. – Henry C. Pitot, New Orleans, Louisiana.
H.E.D. – Hazel E. de la Houssaye, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
H.H. – Hubert Humphreys, Shreveport, Louisiana.
H.J.D. – Henry J. Dauterive, Jr., New Iberia, Louisiana.
H.L.H. – Haynes L. Harkey, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana.
H.M.E. – Howard M. Estes, New Orleans, Louisiana.
H.M.P. – H. Minor Pipes, Sr.
H.S. – Harriet S. Shultz, Studio City, California.
H.W.G. – Rev. Henry W. Gautreau, Jr., Grosse Tête, Louisiana.
I.B.T. – Inez B. Tate, Montpelier, Louisiana.
I.B.T. – I. Bruce Turner, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
I.H. – Ida Heckenbach, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
I.S.F. – Irene Savoie Fredrick, Lafayette, Louisiana.
I.S.W. – Irma Sompayrac Willard, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
J.A.B. – Jack A. Belsom, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.A.B. – James A. Baggett, Jackson, Tennessee.
J.A.C. – Jo Ann Carrigan , University of Nebraska at Omaha.
J.A.E. – James A. Ertl, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.A.J. – Joseph A. Johnson, Jr., Natchitoches, Louisiana.
J.A.M. – John A. Mah? II, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.B. – John M. Bush III, Ruston, Louisiana.
J.B.* – James Breeden, Dallas, Texas.
J.B.** – Jack Belsom, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.B.C. – Jane B. Chaillot, Crowley, Louisiana.
J.C. – Jeanne Castille, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
J.C.B. – James C. Beam, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
J.C.D. – Joseph C. Dry.
J.C.M. – Jack Clary Murrell, Shreveport, Louisiana.
J.D.H. – James D. Henderson, Grambling, Louisiana.
J.D.W. – James David Wilson, Jr., Lafayette, Louisiana.
J.E. – Rev. Joseph Elworthy, C.SS.R., New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.E.B. – Rev. Dr. J. Edgar Bruns, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.E.M. – James E. Murphy, Hammond, Louisiana.
J.F. – Joel L. Fletcher III, Edenton, North Carolina.
J.F.* – James Featherston, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
J.F.G. – Judith Fenner Gentry, Lafayette, Louisiana.
J.F.T. – Jessica Fearrington Travis, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.G. – Glen Jeansonne, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
J.G. – Rev. James F. Geraghty, Lafayette, Louisiana.
J.G.B. – Jane Guillory Bulliard, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
J.G.D. – Joseph G. Dawson III, College Station, Texas.
J.G.T. – Joseph G. Tregle, Jr., New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.G.T.* – Joe Gray Taylor.
J.H. – Jay Higginbotham, Mobile, Alabama.
J.H.B. – Joseph H. “Pete” Bergeron, Lafayette, Louisiana.
J.H.D. – James H. Dormon, Lafayette, Louisiana.
J.H.L. – John H. Lawrence, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.H.P. – Joanne H. Pickett, Many, Louisiana.
J.J. – Jerah Johnson, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.J.* – Jerome Jones, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
J.J.J. – Joy J. Jackson, Hammond, Louisiana.
J.K.S. – Judith K. Schafer, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.L – Joseph Logsdon, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.L.F. – James L. Forester, Eunice, Louisiana.
J.L.G. – Joe L. Green, Shreveport, Louisiana.

J.L.M.* – James L. McCorkle, Jr., Natchitoches, Louisiana.
J.L.M-F. – Judith L. McMillan-Fine, Marsfield, N.S.W., Australia.
J.L.S. – Joan Lamia Sowell, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.L.W. – Josephine L. Ward, Jennings, Louisiana.
J.M.B. – John M. Barrett.
J.M.G. – Jeanette M. Guidry, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
J.M.H. – Jessie May Hoag, Jennings, Louisiana.
J.O.V. – Jacqueline O. Vidrine, Ville Platte, Louisiana.
J.P.M. – James P. Morris III, Tangipahoa, Louisiana.
J.P.M.* – J. Preston Moore, Lexington, Virginia.
J.P.S. – Jerry Purvis Sanson, Alexandria, Louisiana.
J.R. – Judy Riffel, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
J.R.P. – Rev. John R. Payne, S. J., New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.S.B. – Joseph “Sing” Bonin, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
J.T.K. – Jean T. Kreamer, Lafayette, Louisiana.
J.T.M. – John T. Magill, New Orleans, Louisiana.
J.W.F. – J.W. Frankenbush, Metairie, Louisiana.
K.B.J. – Katherine Brash Jeter, Shreveport, Louisiana.
K.D. – Ken Durham, Longview, Texas.
K.D.* – Kay DeMetz, New York, New York.
K.E.O. – Katharine Ellinor Ostrand, Jennings, Louisiana.
K.F. – Kitty Farley, New Orleans, Louisiana.
K.H. – Keith S. Hambrick, Westlake, Louisiana.
K.J.R.A. – Karl J. R. Arndt, Worcester, Massachusetts.
K.M. – Kellye Magee, New Orleans, Louisiana.
K.P.F. – Keith P. Fontenot, Opelousas, Louisiana.
K.S.F. – Kevin S. Fontenot, Tulane University.
K.T.P – Kristin T. Plauché, Broussard, Louisiana.
K.W.H. – Kathleen Wall Hardey, New Orleans, Louisiana.
L.A.C. – Bishop L. Abel Caillouet.
L.A.G. – Laurie Ann Gilbert, New Orleans, Louisiana.
L.A.N. – Rev. L. A. Nicoll, S. J., New Orleans, Louisiana.
L.A.W. – Lucille A. Wallis, Baltimore, Maryland.
L.B.R. – Linda Bogan Rose, New Orleans, Louisiana.
L.B.R.* – Lula Buch Reed (Mrs. Huttson H.), Jennings, Louisiana.
L.C.H. – Louise C. Hoffman, New Orleans, Louisiana.
L.D.A. – Lynn D. Adams, New Orleans, Louisiana.
L.D.S. – Louis D. Smith, Monroe, Louisiana.
L.F.P. – Lana Fagot Préjean, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
L.H. – Leonard Huber.
L.I.W. – Luther I. Wade III, Hammond, Louisiana.
L.K.L. – Lela King Lehmann, Morgan City, Louisiana.
L.L.H. – Lawrence L. Hewitt, Hammond, Louisiana.
L.M. – Lee Morgan, Shreveport, Louisiana.
L.M.C. – Louie McGowen Cyr, New Iberia, Louisiana.
L.P.C. – Leo P. Champagne, Sr., New Orleans, Louisiana.
L.R. – Laurence Resweber, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
L.S. – Rev. Ladislas Siekaniec, O.F.M., St. Louis, Missouri.
L.S.* – Landrum Salley, Pineville, Louisiana.
L.S.H. – Louis S. Hooper, Jr., Shreveport, Louisiana.
L.T.C. – Light T. Cummins, Sherman, Texas.
L.T.C.* – Lucille T. Carnahan, Cloutierville, Louisiana.
L.V. – Louis Vyhnanek, Pullman, Washington.
L.W.M. – Laura Wright Melancon, Arnaudville, Louisiana.
M.A. – Math? Allain, Lafayette, Louisiana.
M.A.D. – Maureen Ann Donnelly, New Orleans, Louisiana.
M.A.F. – Mary Alice Fontenot, Lafayette, Louisiana.
M.B. – Marian Barras, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
M.B.D. – Mrs. B. J. Dicharry, Lutcher, Louisiana.
M.B.O. – Mary B. Oalman.
M.C. – Marius M. Carriere, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee.
M.C.E. – Marion Cecile Edsberg, Houma, Louisiana.
M.C.R. – Mary Ann Chandler Rapp, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
M.D. – Maurin Donaldson, Lutcher, Louisiana.
M.D.* – Maurice duQuesnay, Lafayette, Louisiana.
M.D.A. – Mary D. Ames.
M.D.F. – Mary Dell Fletcher, Montgomery, Louisiana.
M.D.S. – Michael D. Spencer, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
M.E.B. – Martina Ellis Buck, Amite, Louisiana.
M.G.B. – Sister Myra Gail Banquer, Pastoral Planning Department, New Orleans, Louisiana.
M.G.B. – Mrs. George P. Broussard, Sr., New Iberia, Louisiana.
M.G.K. – Mildred G. Keller, Reserve, Louisiana.
M.G.M. – Mary G. McBride, Shreveport, Louisiana.
M.G.S. – Sister Mary Grace Swift, New Orleans, Louisiana.
M.G.W. – Michael G. Wade, Boone, North Carolina.
M.H. – Mary Hebert, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
M.H.N. – Meredith H. Necessary.
M.H.S. – Mrs. H. K. Smithson, Shreveport, Louisiana.
M.J.F. – Michael James Forêt, Thibodaux, Louisiana.
M.J.S. – Matthew J. Schott, Lafayette, Louisiana.
M.K.J. – Mary Kathlyn Jones, Lecompte, Louisiana.
M.L. – Sister Mildred Leonards, C. D. P., Lafayette, Louisiana.
M.L.C. – Malcolm L. Comeaux, Tempe, Arizona.
M.L.D. – Sister Mary Lourdes Dorsey, New Orleans, Louisiana.
M.L.K. – Michael L. Kurtz, Hammond, Louisiana.
M.L.L. – Michael L. Lanza, New Orleans, Louisiana.
M.L.M. – Mary Louise Martinez, RSCJ, St. Charles, Missouri.
M.L.M. – Minerva L. Martin, College Park, Maryland.
M.L.S. – Martha Lee O’Pry Serio.
M.L.W-B. – Mary Linn Wernet-Bandaries, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
M.M. – Mario Mamalakis, Lafayette, Louisiana.
M.M.C. – Myldred Masson Costa, New Orleans, Louisiana.
M.N.N. – Mildred N. Nolan, Oak Ridge, Louisiana.
M.P. – Morgan Peoples, Ruston, Louisiana.
M.P.* – Marian Mallett Patterson (Mrs. Bennie F.), Jennings, Louisiana.
M.P.T. – Mrs. Peter Thompson, Metairie, Louisiana.
M.R. – Morris Raphael, New Iberia, Louisiana.
M.R.D. – Maude Rochelle Davis, Jennings, Louisiana.
M.R.G. – Margaret Reed Gueymard, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
M.R.S. – Mrs. Robert Schoenfeld, New Orleans, Louisiana.
M.S.B. – Mary Sandoz Brown, New Iberia, Louisiana.
M.S.F. – Megan S. Farrell, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
M.S.L. – Marshall Scott Legan, Monroe, Louisiana.
M.S.W. – Marylyn Scott Wade, Hammond, Louisiana.
M.T.B. – Minnie Thomas Bailey, Grambling, Louisiana.
M.T.C. – Mark T. Carleton, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
M.V.C.S.– Mississippi Valley Collection Staff, Memphis State University.
M.V.J. – Melazie Vavasseur Jacobs, Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.
M.W. – Michael Wohl, New Orleans, Louisiana.
M.W.* – Marie Windell, New Orleans, Louisiana.
N.C.L. – Nan Carter Lawson, Montpelier, Louisiana.
N.D.F. – Nicole D. Fontenot, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
N.H. – J. Norman Heard, Lafayette, Louisiana.
N.L. – Sister Nira Ledoux, Lafayette, Louisiana.
N.P.W. – Nathaniel P. Weston, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
N.R.S. – Nolan R. Shaw, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
O.C.G. – O. C. Guillot, Lafayette, Louisiana.
O.L.H.H. – Olga Loretta Hines Hayward, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
P.A.C. – Powell A. Casey, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
P.B. – Patricia Brady, The Historic New Orleans Collection.
P.B.S. – Patricia Brady Schmit, New Orleans, Louisiana.
P.C.C. – Philip C. Cook, Ruston, Louisiana.
P.C.L. – Patrick C. Lipscomb III, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
P.D.A. – Pamela D. Arceneaux, New Orleans, Louisiana.
P.D.B. – Penny Doyle Barras, New Iberia, Louisiana.
P.D.U. – Philip D. Uzee, Thibodaux, Louisiana.
P.E.H. – Paul E. Hoffman, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
P.F.D. – Philip F. Dur, Lafayette, Louisiana.
P.G. – Patricia Gaitely, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
P.K.B. – Patsy K. Barber,, Lecompte, Louisiana.
P.L.M. – Patricia L. Meador, Shreveport, Louisiana.
P.M. – Patricia A. McWhorter, New Orleans, Louisiana.
P.M.S. – Pearl Mary Segura, Lafayette, Louisiana.
P.O. – Priscilla O’Reilly, New Orleans, Louisiana.
P.T.N. – Paul T. Nolan, Lafayette, Louisiana.
P.W.J. – Pamela Wester Jones, Provencal, Louisiana.
R.A.B. – Ryan A. Brasseaux, University of Southwestern Louisiana.
R.A.W. – Rev. Msgr. Raymond A. Wegmann, New Orleans, Louisiana.
R.C. – Raphael Cassimere, Jr., New Orleans, Louisiana
R.C.P. – R. C. Plater, Jr., Thibodaux, Louisiana.
R.C.V. – Robert C. Vogel, Cottage Grove, Minnesota.
R.D.R. – Rowena D. Richards, New Orleans, Louisiana.
R.E.M. – Robert E. Moran, Sr., Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
R.F.H. – Richard F. Haynes, Monroe, Louisiana.
R.F.L. – Ray F. Lucas III, Port Allen, Louisiana.
R.F.S. – Rose F. Schexnayder, Lutcher, Louisiana.
R.H.B. – Robert Harvey Bolton, Alexandria, Louisiana.
R.J.S. – Ruby Jean Simms, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
R.L. – Rose Lambert, New Orleans, Louisiana.
R.L.J. – Richard L. Johnson, Jr., New Iberia, Louisiana.
R.L.M. – Robert Morrow, Jr., Lafayette, Louisiana.
R.L.W. – R. Lee Woodward, Jr.,, New Orleans, Louisiana.
R.M. – Rosanne McCaffrey, New Orleans, Louisiana.
R.M.J. – Robert Meyer, Jr., New Orleans, Louisiana.
R.M.K. – Robert Michael Klumb, Charleston, South Carolina.
R.M.L. – Ray M. LaCour, Lafayette, Louisiana.
R.M.S.P. – Rose Marie Stagg Perilloux, LaPlace, Louisiana.
R.R.A. – Rosalie Ritter Aaron, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
R.S. – Richard Saloom, Lafayette, Louisiana.
R.S.J. – Ricki S. Janicik, Metairie, Louisiana.
R.W.G. – Ruffin W. Gray, Shreveport, Louisiana.
R.Y.D. – Rebecca Young Dungan, Port Neches, Texas.
S.A. – Shirley H. Ayatey, Grambling, Louisiana.
S.B.A. – Suzanne B. Andrews, Prescott, Arizona.
S.C.H. – Samuel C. Hyde, Jr., Southeastern Louisiana University.
S.C.H. – Sophie Crawford Haley, Sicily Island, Louisiana.
S.E. – Sue Eakin, Bunkie, Louisiana.
S.F. – Samuel E. Fridie, Grambling, Louisiana.
S.G. – Susan M. Guidry, Marksville, Louisiana.
S.H.M. – Sarah H. Must, Lafayette, Louisiana.
S.L. – Sonya Lipsett, New Orleans, Louisiana.
S.P.L. – Sister Patricia Lynch, S.B.S., Bensalem Pennsylvania.
S.R. – Sidney J. Romero, Hammond, Louisiana.
S.R.H. – Sandra Ruppert Hussey, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
S.S. – Samuel C. Shepherd, Jr., Shreveport, Louisiana.
S.W. – Samuel Wilson, Jr., New Orleans, Louisiana.
TAG. – LA Office of the Adjutant General, New Orleans, Louisiana.
T.B.J. – Bernice Jones, Baltimore, Maryland.
T.D.S. – Thomas D. Schoonover, Lafayette, Louisiana.
T.D.W. – Thomas D. Watson, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
T.E.C. – Thomas E. Cassidy, Jennings, Louisiana.
T.F.M. – Thomas F. Mahaffey, Jennings, Louisiana.
T.F.R. – Timothy F. Reilly, Lafayette, Louisiana.
T.H. – Thomas Howell, Pineville, Louisiana.
T.L.J. – Terry L. Jones, Natchitoches, Louisiana.
T.S. – Truman Stacey, Lake Charles, Louisiana.
T.T. – Ted Tunnell, Richmond, Virginia.
T.W.L. – Thomas W. Leigh.
U.F.G. – Una F. Daigre, Department of Archives, Diocese of Baton Rouge.
V.B.S. – Vaughan Baker Simpson, Lafayette, Louisiana.
V.D.G. – Virginia deGravelles, Lafayette, Louisiana.
V.L.G. – Vaughn L. Glasgow, New Orleans, Louisiana.
V.S.K. – Virginia Stafford Kramer, Alexandria, Louisiana.
V.W.C. – Valerie Wartelle Conner, Jennings, Louisiana.
W.A. – William Arceneaux, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
W.A.W. – William A. Walker, Jr., Monroe, Louisiana.
W.D.L. – Rev. Walter Dale Langtry, D.D., Metairie, Louisiana.
W.D.P. – William D. Pederson, Shreveport, Louisiana.
W.E. – Wayne M. Everard, New Orleans, Louisiana.
W.F.D. – Willis F. Ducrest, Lafayette, Louisiana.
W.H.A. – William H. Adams, Thibodaux, Louisiana.
W.H.F. – William Harper Forman, Jr., New Orleans, Louisiana.
W.I.H. – William I. Hair, Milledgeville, Georgia.
W.M.D. – W. Magruder Drake, Lafayette, Louisiana.
W.P.J. – William Perrin, Jr., Hammond, Louisiana.
W.R.S. – William R. Sutton, San Antonio, Texas.
W.S. – William M. Simpson, Pineville, Louisiana.
W.S.C. – William S. Coker, Pensacola, Florida.
W.W.C. – William W. Colbert, Jr.
W.Y.T. – William Y. Thompson, Ruston, Louisiana.
W.Z.B. – Willie Z. Bienvenu, St. Martinville, Louisiana.
Y.K. – Yetive Kaplan, Lafayette, Louisiana.
Z.Y.S. – Zuma Young Salaun, New Orleans, Louisiana.