Jeff Landry

Birth Name: Jeffrey Martin Landry

Place of Birth: St. Martinville, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 23, 1970

Ethnicity: Cajun French

Jeff Landry is an American politician and attorney. A Republican, he has been Governor of Louisiana, since January 8, 2024. He was previously a Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Louisiana, from January 3, 2011 to January 3, 2013, and Attorney General of Louisiana, from January 11, 2016 to January 8, 2024. He was in the Louisiana National Guard, a police officer, and a sheriff’s deputy.

Jeff is the son of Edna, a Catholic school teacher, and Al Landry, an architect and businessperson. He is married to Sharon LeBlanc, with whom he has a son.

Jeff’s paternal grandfather was Dieu Donne/Diudomill/Dunlonne Landry (the son of Luke/Luc Landry and Cloma Babin). Dieu was born in Louisiana. Cloma was the daughter of Numa Eusebe Babin, Jr. and Coralie Hulin.

Jeff’s paternal grandmother was Ruth Champagne (the daughter of Adeo/Adea Champagne and Eloise Gauthier). Ruth was born in Louisiana. Eloise was the daughter of Martin Gauthier and Idone/Ida Thibodeaux.

Jeff’s maternal grandfather was Marcel Martin Bienvenu (the son of Lazaire/Loraire Epiphany Bienvenu and Leoncia/Leondia Tertrou). Marcel was born in Louisiana. Lazaire was the son of Martial Bienvenu and Célèste Elodie Broussard. Leoncia was the daughter of Louis Tertrou and Cora Beslin.

Jeff’s maternal grandmother was Rhena Marie Broussard (the daughter of Antoine P. Broussard and Edna Judice). Rhena was born in Lafayette, Louisiana.

Sources: Genealogy of Jeff Landry –

Social Security death record of Jeff’s maternal grandmother, Rhena Marie (Broussard) Bienvenu –

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