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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.
BibliographyLadislas Lazaro in
Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822-2012. Prepared under the
direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of the
Historian and the Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives.
Washington: Government Printing Office, 2013.