Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Dies at 76

August 18, 2019

Former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco died on Sunday at the age of 76 following a long battle with ocular melanoma. In 2003, Blanco was the first woman to be elected governor of Louisiana. However, Hurricane Katrina struck only 20 months into her tenure as governor, killing more than 1500 people in New Orleans, damaging […]

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