BOSSIER, Pierre Jean Baptiste Evariste, (1797 - 1844)

BOSSIER, Pierre Jean Baptiste Evariste, a Representative from Louisiana; born in Natchitoches, La., March 22, 1797; received a classical education; engaged as a sugar and cotton planter; member of the State senate 1833-1843; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1843, until his death in Washington, D.C., on April 24, 1844; interment in the Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C.; reinterment in the Catholic Cemetery, Natchitoches, La.