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Aug 31, 2008

Fuqua Hardware Company' building c1905


Henry Luse Fuqua owned and ran the 'Fuqua 
Hardware Company' from 1883 to 1922
In 1905, he built this building on the corner of 358 Third St. & Laurel St.
Fuqua became Louisiana's Governor May 19, 1924; he died in office in 1926.

It is now River Place Condominiums
Mosaic Door mat

James Overton Fuqua, Henry Luse Fuqua's father, was a member of the law firm Fuqua and Kilbourne of East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana in early last half of 1800's. I believe later, he was a member of the Baton Rouge firm of Fuqua and Callahan. Source
Governor Fuqua is buried in Roselawn Memorial Park.

GPS: N 30° 27.024 W 091° 11.297

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