National Urban League President and CEO and Former Mayor of New Orleans, Marc H. Morial Amongst Political Leaders Inducted into Louisiana Political Museum Hall of Fame

Special Guests in Attendance Included: City Council President, JP Morrell, City Council Vice President, Helena Moreno, City Councilman, Oliver Thomas, Louisiana State Senator Royce Duplessis, and Urban League of Louisiana President and CEO, Judy Reese Morse

On Saturday, March 4th Marc H. Morial was one of eight political leaders honored with an induction into the Louisiana Political Museum Hall of Fame.

Other inductees were Ben Bagert, Jr., former Louisiana State Representative, James Desmond Carvin, former Campaign Strategist, Louis Charbonnet, III, former Louisiana State Representative, Mitch Landrieu, Senior Advisor to President Joe Biden, White House Infrastructure Coordinator, and Marc H. Morial, former Mayor of New Orleans, Ben W. Nevers, former Louisiana State Senator, Suzanne Haik Terrell, former New Orleans City Councilwoman and Louisiana Commissioner of Elections, Roger F. Villere, Jr., and former Chairman of the Republican Party of Louisiana.

The Political Family of Officeholders Award was presented to the Bagneris family, brothers former State Representative, John Bagneris, former Louisiana Fourth District Court of Appeal Judge, Dennis Bagneris, and former Orleans Parish Civil District Court Judge, Michael Bagneris. William “Billy” Nungesser, Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, co-hosted the event alongside Randy Haynie, Chairman of the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame.

“The experience of being inducted into the Louisiana Political Museum Hall of Fame was a validation of the work I have done to impact the nation,” said Marc H. Morial. “I am so excited and honored for this recognition and I will continue to uphold the standards of those who paved the way for me.”

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