Jean Baptiste Plauché
|Jean Baptiste Plauché|
Jean Baptiste Plauché, 1836
|Born||28 January 1785|
|Died||2 January 1860 (aged 74)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Battles/wars||Battle of New Orleans|
|Other work||Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana|
Jean Baptiste Plauché (28 January 1785 – 2 January 1860) was a Louisiana soldier and politician. He was Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, from 1850 to 1853 serving under Governor Joseph M. Walker. In the Battle of New Orleans, Major Plauché headed the New Orleans uniformed militia companies.
He was married to Mathilde St. Amand (22 October 1791 – 26 October 1840), by whom he had seven children.
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- Fortier, Alcée (1904). A history of Louisiana. Paris: Goupil & co. of Paris, Manzi, Joyant & co., successors,. p. 250.
- "Louisiana's Military Heritage: Forts, Camps, and Bases". Louisiana Naval War Memorial Commission. Retrieved 2008-08-15.
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