★★★ -Bush, Louis Jean

Louis Jean Bush:
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Born: December 20, 1820
Birthplace: Iberville Parish Louisiana
Father: Ruben Joseph Bush 1798 – 1842
Mother: Mary L. Brasset 1803 – 1844
1st​ Wife: Josephine Gueno 1826 – 1846
2nd​ Wife: Celeste Grisham 1832 – 1870
Children:
Louisa Ludivine Bush 1844 – 1868
Reuben Gresham Bush 1853 – 1912
Louis Bush 1853 – 1855
Josephine Celeste Bush Janvier 1862 – 1899
Henry Garland Bush 1866 – 1911

Occupation before War:
Attorney in Thibodeaux Louisiana
Court Clerk in Thibodeaux Louisiana
Deputy Sheriff in Thibodeaux Louisiana
1845 – 1861: Louisiana State Representative

Civil War Career:
1861: Delegate to Louisiana State Secession Convention
1861: Captain of La Fourche Creoles
1861 – 1862: Major of 18th​ Louisiana Infantry Regiment
1862: Lt. Colonel of 18th​ Louisiana Infantry Regiment
1862 – 1864: Assistant Adjutant General to General Mouton
1864: Colonel of 7th​ Louisiana Cavalry Regiment
1864: Colonel & Chief Justice Military Court Trans Mississippi Dept.

Occupation after War:
Attorney in Thibodeaux Louisiana
Sugar Merchant in New Orleans Louisiana
President of New Orleans Board of Trade
1876 – 1878: Louisiana State Representative
1877 – 1878: Speaker of Louisiana State House of Representatives


Died:
August 10, 1892
Place of Death: Palmyra Wisconsin
Age at time of Death: 71 years old
Burial Place: Metairie Cemetery New Orleans Louisiana
 

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