Albin Alexander Provosty, I (July 17, 1865 – April 9, 1932), was a lawyer from New Roads, Louisiana, who represented Avoyelles and his native Pointe Coupee parishes in the Louisiana State Senate from 1912 to 1920 in what is now the geographically large District 17 covering all or parts of seven parishes. He was also a district attorney and for several years the publisher of The Pointe Coupee Banner. He resided in a classic home in New Roads with his wife, the former Marie Adele LeDoux (1870-1967).

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  • Albin Alexander Provosty, I (July 17, 1865 – April 9, 1932), was a lawyer from New Roads, Louisiana, who represented Avoyelles and his native Pointe Coupee parishes in the Louisiana State Senate from 1912 to 1920 in what is now the geographically large District 17 covering all or parts of seven parishes. He was also a district attorney and for several years the publisher of The Pointe Coupee Banner. He resided in a classic home in New Roads with his wife, the former Marie Adele LeDoux (1870-1967). Provosty's daughter, Sidonie (1891-1973), married Nauman Steele Scott, I (1888-1926), who died before the age of forty. One of their sons, also named Nauman Scott, was subsequently judge of the Alexandria-based United States District Court for the Western District of Louisiana. Provosty's great-grandson, Jock Scott, served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1976 to 1988 and was later a history professor at Louisiana State University at Alexandria. Provosty's brother, Olivier Provosty, was the chief justice from 1920 to 1922 of the Louisiana Supreme Court. The Scott and Provosty family was inducted collectively in 2015 into the Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame in Winnfield, Louisiana. (en)
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  • Louisiana State Senator for Avoyelles and Pointe Coupee parishes (now District 17 - Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana parishes)
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  • Albin O. Boyer
  • C. P. Couvillion
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  • Martin Glynn
  • William H. Peterman
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  • Sidonie Provosty Scott
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  • Auguste and Elisabeth Eliska Labry Provosty
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  • Martin Glynn
  • William H. Peterman
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  • Marie Adele LeDoux Provosty
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  • Albin O. Boyer
  • C. P. Couvillion
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  • 1920 (xsd:integer)
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  • 1912 (xsd:integer)
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  • Louisiana State Senator for Avoyelles and Pointe Coupee parishes) Albin Alexander Provosty, I
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  • Albin Alexander Provosty, I (July 17, 1865 – April 9, 1932), was a lawyer from New Roads, Louisiana, who represented Avoyelles and his native Pointe Coupee parishes in the Louisiana State Senate from 1912 to 1920 in what is now the geographically large District 17 covering all or parts of seven parishes. He was also a district attorney and for several years the publisher of The Pointe Coupee Banner. He resided in a classic home in New Roads with his wife, the former Marie Adele LeDoux (1870-1967). (en)
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