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Associate Justice (Florent) Edouard Simon

(Florent) Edouard Simon (1799 – 1866)

Associate Justice, Louisiana Supreme Court, 1840-1846


Born in Tournai, Belgium, May 26, 1799 • Moved to the United States following annexation of Belgium to Holland • Began studying Civil Law in Belgium and finished his studies in Louisiana at the encouragement of his friend Judge Felix Grima • Four generations of descendants have been Louisiana judges including great-grandson James D. Simon, Louisiana Supreme Court Associate Justice • Portrait artist unknown