Louisiana Political
Hall of Fame


2004 Inductee

Virginia K. Shehee

Born in Texas, Virginia Shehee was only the 2nd woman to serve and the 1st woman elected to serve in the Louisiana Senate, when elected in 1975 by 23 votes. This Centenary College graduate has served on numerous local, state and national boards and committees. She is the President of Kilpatrick Life Insurance Co. of Louisiana and Rose-Neath Funeral Homes.