Francis Grevemberg

Francis Grevemberg

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Francis Carroll Grevemberg was the superintendent of the Louisiana State Police from 1952 to 1955, best remembered for his fight against organized crime. Grevemberg was born in Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi, to Francis Bartholomew "Frank" Grevemberg and the former Onita Coulon Jumonville deVilliers, members of two prominent families in South Louisiana. He twice ran for governor of Louisiana, as a Democrat in the 1955 party primary and as the Republican nominee in the general election held on April 19, 1960. A decorated United States Army officer in World War II, Grevemberg served twenty-eight months in the European Theater of operations. He made five amphibious landings and participated in nine combat campaigns. He went overseas as a captain commanding an anti-aircraft artillery battery in the 1st Infantry Divisionshow more

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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 336g
  • Junct
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135769073
  • 9786135769074