LAZARO, Ladislas, (1872 - 1927)


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LAZARO, Ladislas, a Representative from Louisiana; born near Ville Platte, Evangeline (then St. Landry) Parish, La., June 5, 1872; attended public and private schools and Holy Cross College, New Orleans, La.; was graduated from Louisville (Ky.) Medical College in 1894 and practiced his profession in Washington, La., until 1913; became interested in agricultural pursuits; president of the parish school board for four years; served in the State senate 1908-1912; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-third and to the seven succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1913, until his death in Washington, D.C., March 30, 1927; interment in the Old City Cemetery, Ville Platte, La.