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John Neely Kennedy (born November 21, 1951) is the Republican state treasurer of Louisiana. is the 325th day of the year (326th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Official language(s) de jure: none de facto: English & French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans [1] Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33°N  - Longitude 89°W...


Early life and career

Kennedy was born in Centreville, Mississippi, and grew up in Zachary in East Baton Rouge Parish. In the summer of 1969, Kennedy represented Louisiana in at Boys Nation in Washington, D.C. Centreville is a town located in Mississippi. ... Zachary is a city located in the Baton Rouge metropolitan area in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana. ... East Baton Rouge Parish is a parish located in the state of Louisiana. ... Boys Nation is an annual civic training event run by the American Legion. ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: , Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - D.C. Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2...

He earned a bachelor of arts degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1973, a Juris Doctor from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville in 1977, and an advanced law degree (B.C.L.) from the University of Oxford in 1979. While a student at Vanderbilt, he was a member of Phi Beta Kappa and senior class president. Prior to entering state government service, he was a partner in the law firm of Chafee, McCall, Phillips, Toler, and Sarpy, working in the Baton Rouge and New Orleans offices of the firm. A B.A. issused as a certificate Bachelor of Arts (B.A., BA or A.B.), from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus is an undergraduate bachelors degree awarded for either a course or a program in the liberal arts or the sciences, or both. ... Vanderbilt University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Nickname: Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: , Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Doctor of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, or Juris Doctor (abbreviated J.D. or JD, from the Latin, Teacher of Law) is a professional degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries. ... The University of Virginia (also called U.Va. ... Charlottesville is an independent city located within the confines of Albemarle County in the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States, and named after Princess Sophia Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, the wife of King George III of England. ... Also: 1977 (album) by Ash. ... Lady Justice or Justitia is a personification of the moral force that underlies the legal system (particularly in Western art). ... The University of Oxford (usually abbreviated as Oxon. ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... The Phi Beta Kappa Society is an honor society which considers its mission to be fostering and recognizing excellence in undergraduate liberal arts and sciences. ... Nickname: Motto: Authentic Louisiana at every turn Location of Baton Rouge in East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana Coordinates: , Country United States State Louisiana Parish East Baton Rouge Parish Founded 1699 Incorporated 16 January 1817 Government  - Mayor Melvin Kip Holden (D) Area  - City  79. ... NOLA redirects here. ...

State government service

In 1988, Kennedy became special counsel to Governor Charles E. "Buddy" Roemer, III. Two years later, he was appointed cabinet secretary and served in that post until 1992. In 1991, he was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for state attorney general. The winner of the race was Democrat Richard Ieyoub of Lake Charles. Following his first stint in state government, Kennedy returned to the private practice of law until 1996. That same year, he was appointed secretary of the state Department of Revenue in the cabinet of Republican Governor Murphy J. "Mike" Foster, Jr. Kennedy left the position when he was elected state treasurer in 1999. He was reelected without opposition in 2003. Year 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday (link displays 1988 Gregorian calendar). ... For other uses, see Governor (disambiguation). ... Charles Elson Buddy Roemer, III, was governor of Louisiana from 1988 to 1992 and a Democratic member of the U.S. House from 1981-1988. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the 1991 Gregorian calendar). ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      Further information: Politics of the United States#Organization of American political parties The Democratic... In most common law jurisdictions, the Attorney General is the main legal adviser to the government, and in some jurisdictions may in addition have executive responsibility for law enforcement or responsibility for public prosecutions. ... Richard Phillip Ieyoub, Sr. ... This article is about the City of Lake Charles, La. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... The Republican Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States of America, along with the Democratic Party. ... Murphy J. Mike Foster, Jr. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

In 2004, he was an unsuccessful Democratic candidate for the United States Senate. He ran a distant third in Louisiana's unique jungle primary, losing to the outright winner, Republican U.S. Representative David Vitter who polled more votes than Kennedy (15 percent), State Senator Authur Morrell (3 percent), and Democratic congressman Christopher John (29 percent) combined to win in the primary for the seat without a forma general election, popularly called the runoff in Louisiana. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... In the jungle primary, all candidates run in the same initial election regardless of party label. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... David Bruce Vitter (born May 3, 1961), American politician, is a Senator from Louisiana. ... The Louisiana State Legislature is the legislative branch of the U.S. state of Louisiana. ... For the Indonesian Boxer see Chris John (boxer) Christopher Charles Chris John (born January 5, 1960), American politician, was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from 1997 to 2005, representing the Seventh District of Louisiana (the southwestern or Cajun part of the state). ... A general election is an election in which all or most members of a given political body are up for election. ...

After being courted by the Republican party for months, Kennedy announced in a letter to his constituents that he was leaving the Democratic party and joining the Republican party on August 27, 2007. He made this announcement on the same day the Larry Craig scandal broke and only months after David Vitter's scandal, saying "that the Republican Party is the party that best reflects my values today". In his letter, he announced that he would run again for state Treasurer, but it is rumored that he switched parties to run for the Senate seat currently held by Mary Landrieu, who is running for reelection in 2008. is the 239th day of the year (240th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Mary Loretta Landrieu (born November 23, 1955) is the senior Democratic United States Senator for the state of Louisiana. ... This article or section contains speculation and may try to argue its points. ...

Personal life

In addition to his duties as state treasurer, Kennedy is an adjunct law professor at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge and a volunteer substitute teacher in the East Baton Rouge Parish public schools. He is married to the former Rebecca Ann Stulb, an attorney who also worked in the Chafee, McCall law firm. The couple lives with their son, Preston Kennedy, in Madisonville, a village in St. Tammany Parish. He is Methodist. He is unrelated to the Kennedy family of Massachusetts. Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College at Baton Rouge, generally known as Louisiana State University or LSU, is a public, coeducational university located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and the main campus of the Louisiana State University System. ... Madisonville is a town in St. ... Masouleh village, Gilan Province, Iran. ... St. ... The Methodist movement is a group of denominations of Protestant Christianity. ... The Irish Catholic political dynasty, John, Robert, and Edward Kennedy The Kennedy family is a prominent Irish-American family in American politics and government descending from the marriage of Joseph P. and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ...

Kennedy's brother is the veteran political consultant George C. Kennedy, who has a reputation as one of the best political media consultants in the Southern U.S. Not mixing family and business, George Kennedy is not his brother's consultant; Kennedy has long retained the services of veteran political consultant Roy Fletcher. [citation needed]

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AK: Patrick Galvan (R)*
AL: Kay Ivey (R)
AR: Martha Shoffner (D)
AZ: Dean Martin (R)
CA: Bill Lockyer (D)
CO: Cary Kennedy (D)
CT: Denise L. Nappier (D)
DE: Jack Markell (D)
FL: Alex Sink (D)*
GA: Daniel Ebersole (R)
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HI: Georgina K. Kawamura (R)
IA: Michael Fitzgerald (D)
ID: Ron Crane (R)
IL: Alexi Giannoulias (D)
IN: Richard Mourdock (R)
KS: Lynn Jenkins (R)
KY: Jonathan Miller (D)
LA: John N. Kennedy (R)
MA: Timothy P. Cahill (D)
MD: Nancy K. Kopp (R)
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ME: David Lemoine (D)
MI: Robert J. Kleine (D)
MN: Peggy Ingison (R)*
MO: Sarah Steelman (R)
MS: Tate Reeves (R)
MT: Dan Bucks (D)
NC: Richard H. Moore (D)
ND: Kelly Schmidt (R)
NE: Shane Osborn (R)
NH: Michael A. Ablowich (D)
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NJ: Bradley Abelow (D)
NM: James Lewis (D)
NV: Kate Marshall (D)
NY: Thomas DiNapoli (D)*
OH: Richard Cordray (D)
OK: Scott Meacham (D)
OR: Randall Edwards (D)
PA: Tony Wagner (D)
RI: Frank Caprio (D)
SC: Converse Chellis (R)
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SD: Vern Larson (R)
TN: Dale Sims (D)
TX: Susan Combs (R)*
UT: Edward Alter (R)
VA: Braxton Powell (D)
VT: Jeb Spaulding (D)
WA: Michael J. Murphy (D)
WI: Dawn Sass (D)
WV: John Perdue (D)
WY: Joe Meyer (R) Vernon L. Larson is South Dakota State Treasurer. ... (unaffiliated) State Treasurer for the Commonwealth of Virginia A 24-year veteran with the Virginia Department of the Treasury, J. Braxton Powell was appointed Treasurer of Virginia by Governor Tim Kaine in January 2006. ... Dawn Marie Sass (born 1959 in Wisconsin) is the current Treasurer of Wisconsin. ... Joe Meyer was an American basketball coach. ...

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