Bill Jefferson

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Birthday
14, 1947
Birthplace
Louisiana
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Birthday
14, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Louisiana

About

Democratic politician who served as a congressman from Louisiana from 1991 to 2009. In 2012, he was sentenced to thirteen years in prison for bribery and corruption.

Before Fame

After graduating from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he served in the United States Army.

Trivia

In 1999, he entered the Louisiana gubernatorial race.

Family Life

His marriage to Andrea Jefferson produced five daughters: Jamila, Jalila, Jelani, Nailah, and Akilah.

Associated With

While attending Southern University, he negotiated with then-Governor John McKeithen to bring a resolution to campus facility issues.