Louisiana Political
Hall of Fame


2012 Inductee

E. L. “Bubba” Henry

Mr. Henry served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1968-1980 and was Speaker from 1972-1980. Under Governor Dave Treen, he served as commissioner of administration from 1980-1984. During his tenure in the House he led a group of younger members called the “Young Turks,” who urged for spending cuts, reducing the number of state employees, and reducing the amount of bonded indebtedness.