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Meet Mitch Landrieu And Mary Landrieu, The Famous Children Of Moon Landrieu

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Moon Landrieu was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 56th Mayor of New Orleans from 1970 to 1978. He was born on July 23, 1930 and died September 5, 2022 at age 92.

His death was confirmed by Ryan Berni, a longtime friend of the family, who said; “He died peacefully this morning [Sept. 5] surrounded by family.”

Moon was married to Verna Satterlee (m.1954) and they had nine children; among them are former U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu and former Mayor of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu.

Mary Landrieu

Mary Landrieu | The New Yorker

Mary is an American politician, entrepreneur, and former U.S. Senator for the state of Louisiana. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

She gained national attention in the wake of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 after she publicly criticized the federal response to the natural disaster.

Her opposition to the public option played a major role in the crafting of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, as she did not agree to support it until additional concessions were granted to support Louisiana’s Medicaid system.

In 2011, she became a cardinal (chair) of the Senate’s Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee.

She chaired;

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  • The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship from 2009 to 2014, and
  • The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources from 2014 to 2015.

Mitchell Joseph Landrieu

Infrastructure Act Implementation Coordinator Mitch Landrieu delivers remarks on on the bipartisan infrastructure law Friday, January 14, 2022, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

Mitch is an American lawyer and politician who served as Mayor of New Orleans from 2010 to 2018. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana from 2004 to 2010.

He was elected Mayor of New Orleans on February 6, 2010, garnering 66 percent of the citywide vote and claiming victory in 365 of the city’s 366 voting precincts.

He was reelected mayor on February 1, 2014, with nearly 64 percent of the vote in a three-candidate field, becoming the first Mayor to win both elections without a runoff and to be elected by majorities of both white and black voters.

On November 14, 2021, President Joe Biden announced that Mitch would serve as Senior Advisor responsible for coordinating the implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.

Mitch assumed office with the signing of the bill into law on November 15, 2021.

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