Category - People

20th Century People

Paradis

Marie Martin Labry, great-granddaughter of John Baptiste LaBranche and sister of J. B. Martin, the “Father of St. Charles Parish Education,” was herself an...

20th Century People

Early Sheriffs

Past Sheriffs of St. Charles Parish Noel St. Martin 1854 – 1862 Louis Ranson 5/21/1866 – 6/7/1866 Victor Laurent 6/8/1866 – 7/13/1868 Morgan Morgans 7/14/1868...

20th Century People

Vial Era

Early in the century, a young man would emerge on the political scene as a member of the House of Representatives and then parish assessor. Finally in 1916, at...

19th Century People

Ordinance of Secession

St. Charles was one of 29 parishes that supported secession on January 26, 1861. General Richard Taylor of Fashion Plantation was elected to represent the...