Eligius Fromentin (1767? October 6, 1822) was an American politician. 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ...
Fromentin was born in France and grew up there. He became a Roman Catholic priest, and fled the country during the French Revolution. He arrived in the United States at first settling in Pennsylvania but then moving to Maryland. In Maryland he was a schoolteacher and priest. By the early 1800s, he decided to leave the church and he moved to Louisiana which was being purchased by the United States. He settled in New Orleans, Louisiana, and became a lawyer. The Roman Catholic Church or Catholic Church (see terminology below) is the Christian Church in full communion with the Bishop of Rome, currently Pope Benedict XVI. It traces its origins and sees itself as the same Church founded by Jesus and maintained through Apostolic Succession from the Twelve Apostles. ... The French Revolution (1789â1799/1804) was a vital period in the history of France and Europe as a whole. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area Ranked 33rd - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 kmÂ²) - Width 160 miles (255 km) - Length 280 miles (455 km) - % water 2. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area - City 350. ...
Fromentin was a member of the territorial house of representatives from 1807 to 1811, and was part of the constitutional convention that developed Louisiana's state constitution when it became a state in 1812. In 1813, he was elected to the United States Senate from Louisiana, and served for one term, retiring in 1819. He was probably the first former priest to serve in Congress. Seal of the U.S. Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the other being the House of Representatives. ...
Fromentin then returned to Louisiana and became judge of the New Orleans criminal court in 1821. He soon left this position to become a federal judge in Florida but resigned from that position as well and returned to New Orleans, where he died the following year. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...
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Fromentin was a member of the territorial house of representatives from 1807 to 1811, and was part of the constitutional convention that developed Louisiana's state constitution when it became a state in 1812.
Fromentin then returned to Louisiana and became judge of the New Orleans criminal court in 1821.
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