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Associate Justice Felix P. Poche

Felix Pierre Poché (1836 – 1895)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1880-1890
Louisiana Legislature, 1866-1868


Born in St. James Parish, May 18, 1836 • Founding member of the American Bar Association • Delegate to the 1879 Louisiana Constitutional Convention • Authored a Civil War memoir, written in French • Served as the captain of an infantry company in the Confederate Army • Died in New Orleans, June 21, 1895 • Portrait painted by Andres Molinary