Ruffin Golson Pleasant 1871-1937

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Ruffin was the Govenor of Louisiana, served in the Spanish American War in 1898 as a Lt. Col. with the 1st Louisiana Regiment Infantry. He was captain of the 1st LSU football team against Tulane in 1893. He also studied law.
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Ruffin Golson Pleasant (June 2, 1871 – September 12, 1937) was the 36th Governor of Louisiana from 1916 to 1920, who is remembered for having mobilized ...

 
Governor of Louisiana. Ruffin Golson Pleasant was born on June 2, 1871 in the rural community of Shiloh in western Union Parish, Louisiana. He was the eldest ...
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Am finding lots of interesting info on some of my ancestors. Interesting that Ruffin played for LSU on their 1st football team!
Man was a high-end achiever, certainly.

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