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Edmund M. Reggie, 1926-2013

Posted by on November 19, 2013 at 3:13 pm

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 […]

Edmund Reggie inducted into Political Hall of Fame, 2004.

Posted by on March 12, 2012 at 2:08 pm

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 […]

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

Posted by on February 23, 2012 at 3:34 pm

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 […]

Video: Edmund Reggie Family Christmas Portraits

Posted by on December 5, 2011 at 9:33 pm

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.

Archbishop Philip Hannan 1913-2011

Posted by on September 29, 2011 at 6:30 pm

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

Video: Edmund Reggie 70th Birthday Video Tribute

Posted by on August 17, 2011 at 9:25 pm

Edmund Reggie 70th Birthday Video Tribute from his children  

Edmund Reggie Family with Robert Kennedy

Posted by on August 16, 2011 at 4:57 pm


JFK Visits Crowley Rice Festival, 1959

Posted by on August 16, 2011 at 4:23 pm

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 […]