People say I’ve had brushes with the law. That’s not true. I’ve had brushes with overzealous prosecutors. Edwin Edwards
Edwin Washington Edwards (August 7, 1927 – July 12, 2021) Originally interred at Resthaven Gardens of Memory in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. was an American politician and member of the Democratic Party who served as the U.S. representative for Louisiana’s 7th congressional district from 1965 to 1972 and as the 50th governor of Louisiana for four terms (1972–1976, 1976–1980, 1984–1988, and 1992–1996), twice as many elected terms as any other Louisiana chief executive. He served a total of 16 years in gubernatorial office, at 5,784 days the sixth-longest such tenure in post-Constitutional U.S. history.