Bobby Freeman (politician)

Louisiana politician, lawyer and judge

Robert Louis "Bobby" Freeman (April 27, 1934 – May 16, 2016) was an American attorney and politician. He was born in Plaquemine, Louisiana. He was the Democratic lieutenant governor of the U.S. state of Louisiana from 1980 to 1988. He worked with governor Edwin Edwards. Before becoming a politician, Freeman was an amateur boxer.

Freeman died at a hospital in Baton Rouge, Louisiana from an aneurysm on May 16, 2016, aged 82.[1]


  1. Mark Ballard (May 16, 2016). "Former Lt. Gov. Bobby Freeman dies at age 82, remembered as 'fair-minded,' 'big-hearted fellow'". The Retrieved May 17, 2016.