Phanor Breazeale

Phanor Breazeale ( born December 29, 1858 Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana, † April 29, 1934 in Natchitoches, Louisiana ) was an American politician. Between 1899 and 1905 he represented the state of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Phanor Breazeale was educated at private schools. After that he worked for two years in the trade. Subsequently, he was Clerk of the Supreme Court of Louisiana. After studying law at Tulane University in New Orleans and its made ​​in 1881 admitted to the bar he began in Natchitoches to work in his new profession. In the years 1882-1884 he also worked in the newspaper business.

Between 1888 and 1891 Breazeale belonged to the school board at the Natchitoches Parish; 1892-1900 he worked as a district attorney for the tenth judicial district of his state. Politically, he was a member of the Democratic Party. In 1898 he was a delegate at a meeting on the revision of the Constitution of Louisiana. In the congressional elections of 1898 he was in the fourth electoral district of Louisiana in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Henry Warren Ogden on March 4, 1899. After two re- election he was able to complete in Congress until March 3, 1905 three legislative periods. For the elections of 1904 he was not nominated by his party.

After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Breazeale initially worked as a lawyer again. In 1908 he was member of a commission to revise the criminal laws of Louisiana. Also in 1908, he was a board member of his party at the state level. 1908 and 1916 he took part in the respective Democratic National Convention as a delegate. In 1921 he was a member of a congregation to recast the state constitution. Phanor Breazeale died on April 29, 1934 in Natchitoches.