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List of famous people who died in Louisiana, with photos when available. These notable Louisiana deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Louisiana, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Louisiana listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Louisiana has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

List is made up of many different people, including J. Michael Riva and Jim Croce.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Louisiana?" and "Which celebrities died in Louisiana?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Louisiana includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Jayne Mansfield is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Jayne Mansfield Died at 34 (1933-1967)

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P. G. T. Beauregard is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
P. G. T. Beauregard Died at 75 (1818-1893)

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Mel Ott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Mel Ott Died at 49 (1909-1958)

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Grady A. Dugas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Grady A. Dugas Died at 84 (1923-2007)

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Shannon Hoon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Shannon Hoon Died at 28 (1967-1995)

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Jean Alexandre LeMat is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Jean Alexandre LeMat Died at 59 (1824-1883)

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Huey Long is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Huey Long Died at 42 (1893-1935)

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Jim Garrison is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Jim Garrison Died at 71 (1921-1992)

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Jefferson Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Jefferson Davis Died at 81 (1808-1889)

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David Mills is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
David Mills Died at 49 (1961-2010)

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Maggie Renfro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Maggie Renfro Died at 115 (1895-2010)

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Benjamin Latrobe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Benjamin Latrobe Died at 56 (1764-1820)

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Claire Lee Chennault is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Claire Lee Chennault Died at 65 (1893-1958)

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Ernie Ladd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Ernie Ladd Died at 69 (1938-2007)

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Joe Delaney is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Joe Delaney Died at 25 (1958-1983)

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John Kennedy Toole is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
John Kennedy Toole Died at 32 (1937-1969)

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George A. Waggaman is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
George A. Waggaman Died at 61 (1782-1843)

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Larry Sweeney is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Larry Sweeney Died at 30 (1981-2011)

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Johnny Thunders is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Johnny Thunders Died at 39 (1952-1991)

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Fred Niblo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Fred Niblo Died at 74 (1874-1948)

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Winfield Scott Hammond is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Winfield Scott Hammond Died at 52 (1863-1915)

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Benjamin Flanders is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Benjamin Flanders Died at 80 (1816-1896)

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Marquise Hill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Marquise Hill Died at 25 (1982-2007)

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Rezin Bowie is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Rezin Bowie Died at 48 (1793-1841)

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Jim Croce is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Jim Croce Died at 30 (1943-1973)

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Paul Barbarin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Paul Barbarin Died at 70 (1899-1969)

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José Agustín Quintero is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
José Agustín Quintero Died at 56 (1829-1885)

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Alex Chilton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Alex Chilton Died at 60 (1950-2010)

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Frank Sutton is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Frank Sutton Died at 51 (1923-1974)

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Clarence John Laughlin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Clarence John Laughlin Died at 80 (1905-1985)

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Rusty Hamer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Rusty Hamer Died at 43 (1947-1990)

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Eleazer Wheelock Ripley is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Eleazer Wheelock Ripley Died at 57 (1782-1839)

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Marie Laveau is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Marie Laveau Died at 80 (1801-1881)

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Bianca Halstead is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Bianca Halstead Died at 36 (1965-2001)

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Lee Frost is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Lee Frost Died at 72 (1935-2007)

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Al Smith is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Al Smith Died at 81 (1925-2006)

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Adras LaBorde is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Adras LaBorde Died at 81 (1912-1993)

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Charles Erwin Wilson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Charles Erwin Wilson Died at 71 (1890-1961)

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Mike Dunne is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Mike Dunne Died at 58 (1949-2007)

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Robert Ewing is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Robert Ewing Died at 72 (1859-1931)

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James Booker is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
James Booker Died at 44 (1939-1983)

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Algie D. Brown is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Algie D. Brown Died at 94 (1910-2004)

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Alton Ochsner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Alton Ochsner Died at 85 (1896-1981)

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John D. Ewing is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
John D. Ewing Died at 60 (1892-1952)

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J. Rayburn Bertrand is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
J. Rayburn Bertrand Died at 87 (1918-2005)

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Charlton Lyons is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Charlton Lyons Died at 79 (1894-1973)

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Jerrel Wilson is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Jerrel Wilson Died at 64 (1941-2005)

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Dave Treen is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Dave Treen Died at 81 (1928-2009)

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Pierre Soulé is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Pierre Soulé Died at 69 (1801-1870)

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Al Hirt is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Louisiana
Al Hirt Died at 77 (1922-1999)