Louisiana Political
Hall of Fame


2008 Inductee

Joe R. Salter

Joe Salter was elected into the La. House of Representatives in 1986. With his re-election in 2004, he became the 62nd speaker of the House. During his tenure he has served as Chairman of the House Legislative Bureau and Rural Legislative Task Force , as a member of the Special Committee on Louisiana Homeland Security, the House Education Committee, and on key committees which address the budget and financing of state government.