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Charles Elston "Buddy" Roemer III
Governor of Louisiana

Preceded by Edwin E. Edwards
Governor by Election
Served from March 14, 1988
Served to January 13, 1992
Left Office by Lost Reelection
Succeeded by Edwin Edwards
Born October 4, 1943
Shreveport, La.
Died May 17, 2021
Baton Rouge, La.
Age 77
Party Republican
Education Harvard University (BA, MBA)
Profession Banking, Politics
Home Oaklawn Manor, an antebellum plantation, in Franklin, La
Spouse Cookie Demlet (divorced)
Patti Crocker (divorced)
Scarlett Roemer
Children 3, one girl, two boys
Cremated, ashes scattered on family plantation Bossier Parish

1988 - 1992

Charles E. "Buddy" Roemer, 59th governor of Louisiana, died in 2021.  His ashes were scattered on his family's Scopena Plantation in Bossier Parish.


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