Maurice Edwin “Moon” Landrieu is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 56th Mayor of New Orleans from 1970 to 1978.

A member of the Democratic Party, he represented New Orleans’ Twelfth Ward in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1960 to 1966, served on the New Orleans City Council as a member at-large from 1966 to 1970 and was the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under U.S. President Jimmy Carter from 1979 to 1981.

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Moon went to Jesuit High School and won a baseball scholarship to Loyola University New Orleans, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in business administration in 1952 and a J.D. in 1954.

As an undergraduate, he was elected student body president at Loyola. In 1954, he joined the United States Army as a second lieutenant and served in the Judge Advocate General’s Corps until 1957.

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Upon completion of army service, he opened a law practice and taught accounting at Loyola.

Moon Landrieu Grandchildren: Meet 7 Grandchildren of Moon Landrieu

Moon Landrieu was born in Uptown New Orleans to Joseph Geoffrey Landrieu and Loretta Bechtel.

Moon Landrieu was blessed with seven Grandchildren.

Grace Landrieu, Matthew Landrieu, William Landrieu, Benjamin Landrieu, Connor Snellings, Mimly Landrieu, and Mary Shannon Snellings are the Grandchildren of American lawyer and politician, Moon Landrieu.

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