William R. Peck
William Raine Peck (January 31, 1818 – January 22, 1871) was a wealthy American plantation owner, politician, and soldier who served as a general in the Confederate Army during the American Civi...
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Marjorie Joyner
Marjorie Stewart Joyner (October 24, 1896 – December 27, 1994) was an American businesswoman. She was born in 1896, in Monterey, Virginia. She was the granddaughter of a slave owner and a slave...
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Jimmy Jones (basketball)
James "Jimmy" Jones (born January 4, 1945) is an American former professional basketball player who was a six-time All-Star in the American Basketball Association (ABA).A 6'4" guard/forward born in Ta...
Elias Smith Dennis
Elias Smith Dennis (December 4, 1812 – December 17, 1894) was a politician and soldier from the state of Illinois who served as a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Den...
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Jefferson B. Snyder
Jefferson B. Snyder, known as Jeff Snyder (January 19, 1859 – October 18, 1951), was a lawyer and politician from the Mississippi River delta country of northeastern Louisiana. Snyder became a v...
Paul Jorgensen
Paul Jorgensen (April 5, 1935 – August 6, 2008) was a super featherweight professional boxer from Louisiana.
Jorgenson was born in Tallulah, Louisiana and made his residence in Port Arthur, Texas.
Indiana Avenue
Indiana Avenue is a historic area in downtown and is one of six designated cultural districts in Indianapolis, Indiana. Indiana Avenue was, during its glory days, an African American cultural center o...
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James Silas
James Edward Silas (born February 11, 1949) is a retired American professional basketball player, at the guard position. Born in Tallulah, Louisiana, Silas played the majority of his career with the D...
A'Lelia Bundles
A'Lelia Bundles (born June 7, 1952) is an African-American journalist.
Bundles grew up in Indianapolis in a family of civic minded business executives. She was named after A'Lelia Walker (1885–193...
A'Lelia Walker
A'Lelia Walker (June 6, 1885 – August 17, 1931) was an American businesswoman and patron of the arts. She was the daughter and only child of Madam C.J. Walker, popularly credited as being the fi...
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Mason Spencer
Leonard Mason Spencer (June 11, 1892 – June 12, 1962), was a lawyer and planter from Tallulah, Louisiana, who was from 1924 to 1936 a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives...
Madam C. J. Walker
Sarah Breedlove (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919), known as Madam C. J. Walker, was an American entrepreneur and philanthropist, regarded as the first female self-made millionaire in America. S...
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Zelma Wyche
Zelma Charles Wyche (January 24, 1918 – September 24, 1999) was an African American civil rights activist in majority black Tallulah in Madison Parish in northeastern Louisiana. He held the offi...
Robert Nixon (serial killer)
Robert Nixon (ca. 1919-June 16, 1939) was an African-American serial killer, born in the small town of Tallulah, Louisiana around 1919, who confessed to five murders and multiple assaults, including t...
Andrew Jackson Sevier
Andrew Jackson Sevier, Jr. (January 30, 1872 - August 25, 1941), was the sheriff of Madison Parish in the delta country of northeastern Louisiana, having served from 1904 until his death in office thi...
William Putnam Sevier
William Putnam Sevier, Jr., known as Buck Sevier (October 13, 1899 – September 4, 1985) was the longest-serving mayor of a community in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Sevier was first an alderman ...
Joe Osborn
Joe Osborn (born August 28, 1937) is an American bass guitar player known for his work as a session musician in Los Angeles and Nashville during the 1960s through the 1980s.
Osborn began his caree...
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Villa Lewaro
Villa Lewaro, formerly known as the Anne E. Poth Home, is located at Fargo Lane and North Broadway (US 9) in Irvington, New York. It was the home of Madam C. J. Walker from 1918 to 1919. She is believ...
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Buddy Caldwell
James David Caldwell, Sr., known as Buddy Caldwell (born May 20, 1946), is an American politician and attorney of the Republican Party who is the current attorney general of the U.S. state of Louisian...
Andrew L. Sevier
Andrew Leonard Sevier, Sr. (November 9, 1894 – March 26, 1962), was an attorney from Tallulah, Louisiana, who served for thirty years from 1932 until his death as a Democratic member of the Loui...
Madame Walker Theatre Center
The Madame C.J. Walker Building houses the Madame Walker Theatre Center in the city of Indianapolis. It was named after America’s first self-made female millionaire, Madam C.J. Walker. As Madame C.J....
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Henry Clay Sevier
Henry Clay Sevier, Sr., known as Happy Sevier (January 24, 1896 – June 1, 1974), was a lawyer from Tallulah, Louisiana, who was from 1936 to 1952 a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Re...
Arthur Morton (American football)
Arthur W. "Slick" Morton (June 12, 1914 – April 19, 1999) was an American football player and coach. He served as the head football coach at Southeastern Louisiana University (1942), the Virgin...
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