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Edmund M. Reggie, 1926-2013

November 19, 2013

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana – (November 19, 2013)    Former Crowley City Judge and longtime political stalwart Edmund M. Reggie, 87, died this morning at his Lafayette home while surrounded by his family. Along with his wife of 62 years, Doris Boustany Reggie, he also maintained a home on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts. His eldest son, Ed Michael Reggie […]

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Edmund Reggie inducted into Political Hall of Fame, 2004.

March 12, 2012

In 2004, Judge Edmund Reggie was among those inducted into the Louisiana Political Museum in Winnfield, Louisiana’s Political Hall of Fame. On January 28 of that year, Senator Edward M. Kennedy paid a visit to the museum in honor of his father in law, Reggie. “Usually, I’m either drawn here by Cajun cooking or by […]

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Edmund Reggie Receives Hero’s Welcome in the Middle East, 1961

February 23, 2012

In 1960 Edmund Reggie helped lead John F. Kennedy’s presidential campaign in Louisiana. After his inauguration, President Kennedy sent Reggie on a 1961 State Department diplomatic mission to the Middle East. In Lebanon, Reggie received a hero’s welcome in his family’s ancestral home of Ihden. This photo is among the most treasured by the Reggie […]

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Video: Edmund Reggie Family Christmas Portraits

December 5, 2011

It is a long held family tradition for the Reggie family to gather at Christmas and pose for a family photo. Here they are over the years.

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Archbishop Philip Hannan 1913-2011

September 29, 2011

Archbishop Philip Matthew Hannan was a dear friend of Edmund Reggie. He delivered eulogies for President John F. Kennedy and Senator Robert F. Kennedy.  

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Video: Edmund Reggie 70th Birthday Video Tribute

August 17, 2011

Edmund Reggie 70th Birthday Video Tribute from his children  

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Edmund Reggie Family with Robert Kennedy

August 16, 2011

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JFK Visits Crowley Rice Festival, 1959

August 16, 2011

In October 1959, aspiring presidential candidate Senator John F. Kennedy and his wife Jackie were guests at the International Rice Festival in Crowley, Louisiana. They were hosted by Judge and Mrs Edmund M. Reggie.   On Saturday, May 31, 2008, a marker was placed in Crowley Louisiana on the spot where Kennedy addressed a crowd […]

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