C. B. Forgotston

Louisiana political activist

Charlton Bath Forgotston, Jr. (January 19, 1945 – January 3, 2016), known as C. B. Forgotston, was an American attorney, political pundit and state government watchdog from Newellton, Louisiana.

C. B. Forgotston
Charlton Bath Forgotston, Jr.

(1945-01-19)January 19, 1945
DiedJanuary 3, 2016 (aged 70)
Alma materNewellton High School
Louisiana State University
Louisiana State University Law Center
OccupationAttorney; Conservative political activist
Spouse(s)Ella Joy Adams Forgotston
Parent(s)C. B. Forgotston, Sr.
Elsa de Vries Forgotston

For seven years, he was the chief counsel of the Appropriations Committee of the Louisiana House of Representatives. He was an outspoken fiscal conservative and critic of legalized gambling, unconstitutional legislation and political corruption.[1]

Forgotston committed suicide by firearm early in 2016, sixteen days before his 71st birthday in Hammond, Louisiana.[2]


  1. "C.B. Forgotston biographical sketch". forgotston.com. Archived from the original on October 7, 2008. Retrieved January 23, 2009.
  2. "Political blogger with 'guts to say what others wouldn't say' C.B. Forgotston dead at age 70". Baton Rouge Advocate. Retrieved January 4, 2016.