2017-08-01T19:37:01+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Kirt Bennett, Master P, Walter Boasso, Walter L. Cohen, George Luke Smith, Judah Touro, Milburn E. Calhoun, Morgan W. Walker Jr., Elward Thomas Brady Jr., Angelo Roppolo, J. Marshall Brown, Steven Marrs, Carlos Stephens, Constant C. Dejoie Sr., John Slidell, John Albert Morris, John Alario, John F. Schwegmann, Ronald "Slim" Williams, John LaBruzzo, John McDonogh, P. J. Mills, Paul A. Brown, Paul Tulane, Desirée Rogers, Jeff Arnold, Janee Michelle, Billy Nungesser, Emmitt Douglas, Erich Ponti, Ken Hollis, Lewis Strong Clarke, Richard (Dick) Talens, Hamilton D. Coleman, Lionel Ott, Edward S. Bopp, William Wright Heard, Richard Brennan (restaurateur), Andrea Apuzzo, Andrew Querbes, Quentin Dastugue, William Edenborn, David Voelker, William "Billy" Nungesser, William G. Helis, Sr., Melinda Schwegmann, Minnie White, Rob Couhig, Robert Ewing (newspaper publisher), Armand Blackmar, Andrew Higgins, Louis J. Roussel Jr., Lynn Dean, Ruth Fertel, A. G. Crowe, Albert Bel Fay, Alexander Milne (entrepreneur), Antonia Wright, Caesar Antoine, Charles T. Howard, Conrad Appel, David W. Pipes, Jr., DeLesseps Morrison Jr., Ed Scogin, Eddie Price III, J. D. B. De Bow, Jacob Barker, Jimmy Fitzmorris flashcards
Businesspeople from New Orleans

Businesspeople from New Orleans

  • Kirt Bennett
    Kirt Bruce Bennett (December 15, 1967 – May 3, 2010) was an African-American Republican political activist, businessman, and educational leader in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
  • Master P
    Percy Robert Miller, known by his stage name Master P or his business name P.
  • Walter Boasso
    Walter Joseph Boasso (born May 10, 1960) is a wealthy businessman and Democratic former state senator from Chalmette, the seat of government of St.
  • Walter L. Cohen
    Walter L. Cohen, Sr.
  • George Luke Smith
    George Luke Smith (December 11, 1837 – July 9, 1884) was a U.
  • Judah Touro
    Judah Touro (June 16, 1775 – January 18, 1854) was an American businessman and philanthropist.
  • Milburn E. Calhoun
    Milburn Eugene Calhoun (January 15, 1930 – January 7, 2012) was a physician, philanthropist, and book publisher from New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Morgan W. Walker Jr.
    Morgan Wailes Walker Jr.
  • Elward Thomas Brady Jr.
    Elward Thomas Brady Jr.
  • Angelo Roppolo
    Angelo Roppolo (June 29, 1920 - July 2, 2012) was a bail bondsman and political consultant in Shreveport, Louisiana, who advised governors, judges, state and national legislators, and many local officials as well.
  • J. Marshall Brown
    J. Marshall Brown (1924 - deceased prior to 2013) was an insurance agent from New Orleans, Louisiana, who served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from District 12 in his native Orleans Parish from 1952 to 1960.
  • Steven Marrs
    Steven Marrs (born March 11, 1967 in Landstuhl, Germany) is the founder, President and Managing Partner of OutEast Entertainment, an independent multimedia entertainment studio.
  • Carlos Stephens
    Carlos Stephens aka Clos, is a record producer from New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Constant C. Dejoie Sr.
    C.C. Dejoie (1881-1970) was an early African-American businessman and entrepreneur in New Orleans, Louisiana, and was co-founder of The Louisiana Weekly newspaper.
  • John Slidell
    John Slidell (1793 – July 9, 1871) was an American politician, lawyer and businessman.
  • John Albert Morris
    John Albert Morris (July 1836 – May 25, 1895) was an American businessman widely known as the "Lottery King" and a prominent figure in the sport of thoroughbred horse racing.
  • John Alario
    John A. Alario, Jr.
  • John F. Schwegmann
    John F. Schwegmann (born December 5, 1945) is a Metairie businessman, who was elected as a Democrat to the Louisiana Public Service Commission in 1981 to succeed his father, John G.
  • Ronald "Slim" Williams
    Ronald "Slim" Williams (born May 23, 1967) is an American businessman who co-founded the record label Cash Money Records along with his younger brother Bryan "Birdman" Williams.
  • John LaBruzzo
    John Frank LaBruzzo (born July 6, 1970) is a businessman from Metairie, Louisiana, who is a Republican former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from District 81 in Jefferson Parish.
  • John McDonogh
    John McDonogh (29 December 1779–26 October 1850) was a United States entrepreneur and philanthropist, described as miserly, controversial, and eccentric.
  • P. J. Mills
    Percy Joseph Mills, Jr.
  • Paul A. Brown
    Paul Aaron Brown (January 15, 1932 – July 3, 1996) was only the second Republican since Reconstruction to have served as mayor of Minden, the seat of government of Webster Parish in northwestern Louisiana.
  • Paul Tulane
    Paul Tulane (May 10, 1801 – March 27, 1887), was an American philanthropist, born near Princeton, New Jersey, the son of Louis Tulane, a French immigrant, and Maria Tulane.
  • Desirée Rogers
    Desirée Glapion Rogers (born June 16, 1959, in New Orleans, Louisiana) is an American business executive who is the Chief Executive Officer of Johnson Publishing Company.
  • Jeff Arnold
    Jeffery James Arnold, known as Jeff Arnold (born July 26, 1967), is a senior vice president of First NBC Bank in New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Janee Michelle
    Janee Michelle (born Geneva Leona Mercadel; 1946), also known as Gee Tucker, is an American actor, model, dancer, and businessperson, best known for her role in the 1974 horror film The House on Skull Mountain.
  • Billy Nungesser
    William Harold "Billy" Nungesser (born January 10, 1959), is an American politician, the 54th and current Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, since January 11, 2016.
  • Emmitt Douglas
    Emmitt James Douglas (October 14, 1926 – March 25, 1981) was an African-American businessman from New Roads, Louisiana, who served as president of his state's National Association for the Advancement of Colored People from 1966 until his death.
  • Erich Ponti
    Erich Edward Ponti (born April 30, 1965), a general contractor from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is a Republican former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 69 in East Baton Rouge Parish.
  • Ken Hollis
    Jesse Kendrick Hollis, Jr.
  • Lewis Strong Clarke
    Lewis Strong Clarke, Sr.
  • Richard (Dick) Talens
    Richard (Dick) Talens is an entrepreneur and fitness coach.
  • Hamilton D. Coleman
    Hamilton Dudley Coleman (May 12, 1845 in New Orleans, Louisiana – March 16, 1926 in Biloxi, Mississippi) was a businessman and politician who served one term in the United States House of Representatives from Louisiana's 2nd congressional district from 1889-1891.
  • Lionel Ott
    Lionel Gordon Ott (July 25, 1894 – October 16, 1987) was an accountant and a Democratic politician from New Orleans, Louisiana, who served in the 20th century as a state senator and as a member of the New Orleans City Council.
  • Edward S. Bopp
    Edward Sidney Bopp (born November 28, 1930) is a retired pharmacist and lawyer from his native New Orleans, Louisiana, who served from 1977 to 1984 as a Democrat in the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 103 encompassing part of Orleans and St.
  • William Wright Heard
    William Wright (W. W.) Heard (April 28, 1853 - May 31, 1926) was the 32nd Governor of Louisiana from 1900 to 1904.
  • Richard Brennan (restaurateur)
    Richard Joseph Brennan Sr.
  • Andrea Apuzzo
    Andrea Apuzzo is a James Beard Foundation-member chef.
  • Andrew Querbes
    Andrew C. Querbes, Sr.
  • Quentin Dastugue
    Quentin D. Dastugue (born December 31, 1955) is a founding partner and the chief executive officer of the New Orleans-based real estate firm Property One, Inc.
  • William Edenborn
    William Edenborn (March 20, 1848 – May 13, 1926) was a businessman, inventor and philanthropist, born in Plettenberg in the Westphalia region of the Ruhr River Valley of the former Prussia, since Germany.
  • David Voelker
    David Ransdell Voelker (May 13, 1953 – May 21, 2013) was an entrepreneur and community leader in his adopted city of New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • William "Billy" Nungesser
    William Aicklen Nungesser, known as Billy Nungesser (September 30, 1929 – January 21, 2006), was a leader of the Republican Party in the formerly traditionally Democratic state of Louisiana during much of the latter 20th century.
  • William G. Helis, Sr.
    William George Helis, Sr.
  • Melinda Schwegmann
    Melinda B. Schwegmann (born October 25, 1946) was the lieutenant governor of Louisiana from 1992–1996 – the first woman to hold the position.
  • Minnie White
    Minnie White was a Storyville brothel proprietor in the early part of the twentieth century.
  • Rob Couhig
    Robert Emmet Couhig, Jr.
  • Robert Ewing (newspaper publisher)
    Robert Wilson Ewing, I, also known as Colonel Ewing (September 27, 1859 - April 27, 1931), was a prominent newspaper journalist, editor, and publisher and political figure, primarily in Louisiana, in the last two decades of the 19th century and the first third of the 20th century.
  • Armand Blackmar
    Armand Edward Blackmar, was born in Vermont in 1826, to parents Reuben Harmon and Amanda (Cushman) Blackmar.
  • Andrew Higgins
    Andrew Jackson Higgins (28 August 1886 – 1 August 1952) was the founder and owner of Higgins Industries, the New Orleans-based manufacturer of "Higgins boats" (LCVPs) during World War II.
  • Louis J. Roussel Jr.
    Louis J. Roussel Jr.
  • Lynn Dean
    Lynn B. Dean (born December 22, 1923) is a boat manufacturer from St.
  • Ruth Fertel
    Ruth Ann Udstad Fertel (February 5, 1927 – April 16, 2002) was a Louisiana businesswoman, best known as the founder of Ruth's Chris Steak Houses.
  • A. G. Crowe
    Almond Gaston Crowe, Jr.
  • Albert Bel Fay
    Albert Bel Fay, Sr.
  • Alexander Milne (entrepreneur)
    Alexander Milne (1742–1838) was a Scottish American entrepreneur and philanthropist and was born in Fochabers, Moray, Scotland.
  • Antonia Wright
    Antonia "Toya" Wright (née Johnson previously Carter; born October 26, 1983) is an American reality television personality, rapper, businesswoman, and author still better known as Toya Carter.
  • Caesar Antoine
    Caesar Carpentier Antoine (1836–1921) was a politician, the third of three African-American Republicans who were elected and served as the Lieutenant Governor of the U.
  • Charles T. Howard
    Charles Turner Howard (1832–1885) was an American businessman notable for organizing the Louisiana State Lottery Company in 1869.
  • Conrad Appel
    Conrad Henry Appel, III (born June 17, 1951), is a Metairie, Louisiana, businessman who since 2008 has been a Republican member of the Louisiana State Senate from District 9 in suburban Jefferson Parish.
  • David W. Pipes, Jr.
    David Washington Pipes, Jr.
  • DeLesseps Morrison Jr.
    deLesseps Story "Toni" Morrison Jr.
  • Ed Scogin
    Edward C. Scogin, known as Ed Scogin (May 6, 1921 – July 10, 1999), was from 1972-1992 a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Slidell in St.
  • Eddie Price III
    Edward Joseph Price, III (born 1953 in New Orleans, Louisiana), is the former mayor of Mandeville in St.
  • J. D. B. De Bow
    James Dunwoody Brownson DeBow (July 10, 1820 – February 27, 1867) was an American publisher and statistician, best known for his influential magazine DeBow's Review, who also served as head of the U.
  • Jacob Barker
    Jacob Barker (1779–1871) was an American financier and lawyer.
  • Jimmy Fitzmorris
    James Edward "Jimmy" Fitzmorris, Jr.