Louisiana Supreme Court Justices
Fred A. Blanche, Jr.
(1921 - 1997)
Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1979-1986
Judge, Louisiana First Circuit Court of Appeal, 1969-1978
Judge, Louisiana Nineteenth Judicial District Court, 1960-1969
Born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, January 18, 1921 • Successively elected to every level of court in the Louisiana judicial system • Formed the first Bail Bond Project in the State of Louisiana • Member of the Louisiana Law Institute • Served in World War II, earned the Bronze Star and Purple Heart, and retired from J.A.G. as a Colonel • Died in Baton Rouge, September 10, 1997 • Buried in Baton Rouge • Portrait painted by Polly P. Blanche