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Wilfred Pierre [Part 1 of 2]

Oral History



Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Department of State

Date Issued: 2007-05-16

Duration: 00:28:25

Subjects: Downer, Huntington Blair "Hunt," Jr., 1946- | DeWitt, Charles W. "Charlie," Jr., 1947- | ENVIRONMENT | Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana | Oral history | Salter, Joe Reece, 1943- | Pierre, Wilfred T., 1946-


  • Pierre, Wilfred Interviewee
  • Jackson, Sailor Jr. Photographer


Oral history with former state representative and first African-American Representative from the Lafayette district Wilfred T. Pierre (26 May 1946- present). Conducted on May 16, 2007. This interview took place close to Pierre reaching his term limit as a representative of Louisiana House District 44 (Lafayette). In this interview, Pierre his time in Louisiana politics, his family, and the events in his life that influenced his career as a politician. Part 1 of 2.