HÉBERT, Felix Edward

HÉBERT, Felix Edward
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1901–1979

Biography

HÉBERT, Felix Edward, a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., October 12, 1901; attended public and parochial schools, Jesuit High School, New Orleans, La., and Tulane University, New Orleans, La., 1920-1924; engaged in newspaper and editorial work in New Orleans, La., 1918-1940; colonel on staff of the Governor of Louisiana in 1936; served as personal representative of the Governor in Washington, D.C., in 1940; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-seventh and to the seventeen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1941-January 3, 1977); chairman, Committee on Armed Services (Ninety-second and Ninety-third Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; resided in New Orleans, La., where he died December 29, 1979; entombment in Lake Lawn Park Mausoleum.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Tulane University

New Orleans, LA
Papers: 1915-1976, approximately 350 cubic feet.

Amistad Research Center

New Orleans, LA
Papers: In the Jesse W. Cook papers, 1943-1983, 900 items. Hebert included among subjects covered.

Lyndon B. Johnson Library

Austin, TX
Oral History: July 15, 1969. 51 pages.

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Oral History: Transcript in the Oral History Collection of the Association of Former Members of Congress. Restricted. Sound recording in the Library's Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.

University of Oklahoma
Carl Albert Center

Norman, OK
Papers: In the Carl Albert papers, 1910-1976, 1000 cubic feet. Subjects covered include Hebert.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Conrad, Glenn R. Creed of a Congressman: F. Edward Hébert of Louisiana. Lafayette: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1970.

Hébert, Felix Edward. I Went, I Saw, I Heard, Being the European diary of F. Edw. Hébert. [New Orleans: Franklin Printing Co., Inc., 1945?]

Hébert, Felix Edward, with John McMillan. "Last of the Titans": The Life and Times of Congressman F. Edward Hébert of Louisiana. Edited by Glenn R. Conrad. Lafayette: University of Southwestern Louisiana, 1976.

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress. F. Edward Hébert, Democratic Representative from Louisiana. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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