H. Garland Dupré

Henry Garland Dupré ( born July 28, 1873 in Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, † February 21, 1924 in Washington DC ) was an American politician. Between 1910 and 1924 he represented the state of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Garland Dupré attended the common schools and then studied until 1892 at Tulane University in New Orleans. After a subsequent law degree from the same university and its made ​​in 1895 admitted to the bar he began in New Orleans to work in his new profession. Between 1900 and 1910 he was deputy city attorney there.

Politically Dupré was a member of the Democratic Party. From 1900 to 1910 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Louisiana; since 1908, he was its president. In 1908, he was chairman of the regional Democratic Party congress in Louisiana. After the death of Mr Samuel Louis Gilmore Dupré was chosen as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington at the due election for the second parliamentary seat of Louisiana. There he took on 8 November 1910 his seat. After he was confirmed in all subsequent regular elections, he could remain until his death on February 21, 1924 in Congress. During this time, the 16th, the 17th of the 18th and the 19th Amendment, there have been adopted.

According to Dupré's death, his mandate was in a by-election to James Z. Spearing.