Spotlight on History
Remembering Bobby Freeman
Former Lieutenant Governor Robert L. “Bobby” Freeman of Plaquemine died on May 16, 2016, at age 82. Freeman served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1968-1980 and as Lieutenant Governor from 1980-1988. He later served as a city judge in Plaquemine from 1990-1996. Freeman, a member of the LSU Boxing Team in the 1950s, was also inducted into the LSU Athletic Hall of Fame.
Freeman was a frequent guest on Louisiana Public Broadcasting throughout his many years of public service. Here is an overview of the videos available on the LDMA: