Louis Moreau-Lislet



Louis Moreau-Lislet (
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, 7 October 1766 –
New Orleans New Orleans ( , ,New Orleans
, 3 December 1832) was an American jurist and translator. He is considered one of the fathers of the
Louisiana Civil Code The ''Louisiana Civil Code'' (LCC) constitutes the core of private law in the State of Louisiana. The Louisiana Civil Code is based on a more diverse set of sources than the laws of the other 49 states of the United States: substantive law betw ...
, which he drafted together with
James Brown James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader. The central progenitor of funk music and a major figure of 20th century music, he is often referred to by the Honori ...
and Edward Livingston. Further, he served as Attorney General of the then
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. He is interred at the
Saint Louis Cemetery Saint Louis Cemetery (french: Cimetière Saint-Louis, es, Cementerio de San Luis) is the name of three Catholic cemeteries in New Orleans, Louisiana. Most of the graves are above-ground vaults constructed in the 18th and 19th centuries. Cemet ...
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Old Families of Louisiana, par Stanley Clisby, Arthur,George Campbell, et Huchet de Kernion


1766 births 1832 deaths People of Saint-Domingue American jurists American translators American people of French descent Louisiana Attorneys General {{US-law-bio-stub