1944 – Born on March 1st in Crowley, Louisiana. American politician.
1964 – Graduated from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette.
– Married to Lois Gail Daigle and they had 4 children.
1967 – Graduated from Louisiana State University Law School, Baton Rouge.
1968 – He practiced law and became an assistant to Representative Edwin W. Edwards.
1972 – Elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second Congress in a special election, September 30th, to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Edwin Edwards.
1986 – He was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate.
2005 – He is a professor in Louisiana State University.