Ransdell, Joseph E. (Joseph Eugene), 1858-1954

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Dates:
Birth 1858-10-07
Death 1954-07-27

Biographical notes:

Joseph E. Ransdell was born in Alexandria, La., to John H. Ransdell, planter of Elmwood Plantation in Rapides Parish, and his wife, Amanda Thickman. He attended the public schools and graduated from Union College, Schenectady, N.Y., in 1882. He practiced law at Lake Providence, La., between 1883 and 1889 and was district attorney for the eighth judicial district of Louisiana (1884-1896). Ransdell served as U.S. Representative for the Fifth Congressional District of Louisiana (1899-1913), a U.S. Senator for Louisiana (1913-1931), and a member of the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University (1940-1944).

From the description of Joseph E. Ransdell papers, 1898-1951. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 311551830

Lawyer and U.S. senator and representative from Louisiana.

From the description of Letters of Joseph E. Ransdell, 1931. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449859

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Subjects:

  • Catholics
  • Public health laws
  • Merchant marine
  • Orders of knighthood and chivalry, Papal
  • Floods
  • Public health
  • Flood control--Law and legislation

Occupations:

  • Lawyers
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Louisiana
  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Louisiana
  • Legislators--United States

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Mississippi River (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • Louisiana--Lake Providence (as recorded)