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Encyclopedia > James A. Noe

James A. Noe, Sr. served briefly as governor of Louisiana after Oscar K. Allen's death in 1936. Official language(s) English and French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans at last census; probably Baton Rouge since Hurricane Katrina Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 31st 134,382 km² 210 km 610 km 16 29°N to 33°N 89°W to 94°W Population... Gov. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Noe was born on December 21, 1890 near West Point, Kentucky. He made his fortune in oil and ran for the state senate at the request of Huey Long. He was chosen as president pro tempore of the state Senate and succeeded to the governorship to finish out Allen's term since the lieutenant governor had been elected to the state Supreme Court. December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... West Point is a city located in Hardin County, Kentucky. ... Huey Pierce Long (August 30, 1893–September 10, 1935), known as The Kingfish, was an American politician; he was governor of Louisiana (1928–1932), Senator (1932–1935) and a presidential hopeful before his assassination. ... A President Pro Tempore is a constitutionally recognized officer of the United States Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the President of the Senate. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... The supreme court in some countries, provinces, and states, is the highest court in that jurisdiction and functions as a court of last resort whose rulings cannot be appealed. ...


During his brief term in office, he appointed Huey Long's widow, Rose McConnell Long, to fill his seat in the U.S. Senate. He also worked on getting federal money for state highways and establishing a state welfare office. Rose McConnell Long (April 8, 1892 – May 27, 1970) was a United States Senator and the wife of Huey Long. ...


Noe ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1940 and 1959 but had more success in his business ventures. Following his governorship, Noe founded WNOE in New Orleans, Louisiana and KNOE in Monroe, Louisiana, both named in his honor. 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... WLNO is a Religious programming outlet based in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, The Dirty Dirty Motto: Official website: http://www. ... KNOE-TV, Channel 8, is the CBS affiliate for Monroe, Louisiana. ... The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ...


Noe died in Houston, Texas on October 18, 1976 from complications from a heart condition. His son, James A. Noe, Jr., succeeded him in running the family-owned radio and television stations. Nickname: Space City Motto: Official website: www. ... October 18 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in Leap years). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


External links

  • Obituary of James Noe, Jr. from Times-Picayune
  • James A. Noe profile at the Louisiana Secretary of State's website

References

Davis, Edwin Adams (1961). Louisiana: The Pelican State. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press. LCCN 59:9008.

Preceded by:
Oscar K. Allen
Governor of Louisiana
1936
Succeeded by:
Richard W. Leche


Gov. ... List of Governors of Louisiana // First French Era Sieur Sauvole de la Villantry 1699-1701 Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville 1701-1713 Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac 1713-1716 Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville 1716-1717 Jean-Michel de Lespinay 1717-1718 Jean-Baptiste Le... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Richard W. Leche was the governor of Louisiana from 1936 till 1939. ...

Governors of Lousiana Louisiana State Flag
Claiborne | VillerĂ© | Robertson | Thibodaux | H. Johnson | Derbigny | Beauvais | Dupre | Roman | White | Roman | Mouton | I. Johnson | Walker | Hebert | Wickliffe | Moore | Warmouth | Pinchback | J. McEnery | Kellogg | Nicholls | Wiltz | S. McEnery | Nicholls | Foster | Heard | Blanchard | Sanders | Hall | Pleasant | Parker | Fuqua | Simpson | H. Long | King | O. Allen | Noe | Leche | E. Long | Jones | Davis | E. Long | Kennon | E. Long | Davis | McKeithen | Edwards | Treen | Edwards | Roemer | Edwards | Foster Jr. | Blanco

 
 

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