Louisiana Political
Hall of Fame


2014 Inductee

Harvey Peltier, Jr.

Mr. Peltier began his political career in 1964, representing District 21, as a state Senator. He served 3 consecutive terms through 1972. During his years in the Senate, he donated his salary for scholarships and a farm to support Nicholls University agricultural mission. In 1975 he was elected to the State Board of Education and served on the University of Louisiana System Board of Trustees for State Colleges and Universities from 1975 to 1980.