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Political campaigns

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Luther E. Hall papers

Identifier: LaRC-182
Scope and Contents

This collection relates to the campaign that preceded the Louisiana Democratic Primary Election held 1918 September 10 to choose a candidate to fill the unexpired term of United States Senator Robert F. Broussard, who died in office. The main contenders were former governor Luther E. Hall and Edward J. Gay of Iberville Parish. Hall's campaign manager was J.F.C. (Ferd) Claiborne. When Gay won a plurality, Hall, who came in second, withdrew from the race.

Dates: 1912-1918; Other: Majority of material found in 1918