Louisiana Political
Hall of Fame


2001 Inductee
Victor Schioro

Vic Schiro

Vic Schiro was mayor of the City of New Orleans from 1961-1969. Known to many as “Ribbon-Cutting Vic”, Schiro believed public displays of progress were good for the city. He championed the building of the Louisiana Superdome as far back as 1965 and worked towards starting the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.