Louisiana Political
Hall of Fame


2003 Inductee
Gus Weill

Gus Weill

Gus Weill is considered the “Father of Political Public Relations,” in Louisiana history. He has handled over 350 campaigns. His clients have included Governors McKeithen, Jimmie Davis, Edwin Edwards, and Dave Treen. One of Weill’s protégés includes fellow inductee, James Carville.