Edwin Edwards


Born: 8/7/1927 in Marksville, Louisiana, USA
Died: 7/12/2021
Age: 93
Cause of death: respiratory problems

Full name: Edwin Washington Edwards
Noted For: U.S. Congressman (D-LA, 1966-72) and governor of Louisiana (D, 1972-80, 1984-88, 1992-96). Imprisoned on federal racketeering charges (2001-11) for accepting bribes.
Quotation: "The only way I can lose this election is if I'm caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy."

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