Birth Name: Ronald Ames Guidry
Place of Birth: Lafayette, Louisiana, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 28, 1950
Ethnicity: Cajun French, as well as distant German, Irish, and Spanish
Ron Guidry is an American professional baseball player. He was a left-handed pitcher in MLB, and played his entire career for the New York Yankees. Ron is nicknamed “Louisiana Lightning” and “Gator.”
Ron is the son of Mary (Broussard) and Ronald Guidry. He is married to Bonnie Rutledge, with whom he has three children.
Ron’s paternal grandfather was Augustin/Augustine “Gus” Guidry (the son of John Alan Guidry and Rosa/Rose Lejeune). John was the son of Eugene Guidry and Emelia Dugas. Rosa was the daughter of Zepherin Blaise Lejeune and Alzire Bertrand.
Ron’s paternal grandmother was Mollie/Molly Cormier (the daughter of Arcade Cormier and Amelie/Emelie Broussard). Mollie was born in Louisiana. Arcade was the son of Louis Homere “Homer” Cormier and Pauline Benoit. Amelie was the daughter of Pierre Mozart/Mozard Broussard and Marie Idelie/Idalie Broussard.
Source: Genealogy of Ron Guidry (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com