Dick Guidry

Louisiana businessman and politician

Richard P. Guidry, known as Dick Guidry (September 22, 1929 – March 26, 2014)[1] was a businessman from Galliano, Louisiana. He is a Democrat. He is a former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from Lafourche Parish. He is thought to be the youngest member ever elected to the Louisiana House.

Richard P. "Dick" Guidry
Louisiana State Representative from Lafourche Parish
In office
1950 (?) – 1954 (?)
In office
Preceded byDudley A. Bernard
Woolen J. Falgout
Succeeded byL. G. LaPlante, Jr.
Personal details
Born(1929-09-22)September 22, 1929
Galliano, Lafourche Parish
Louisiana, USA
DiedMarch 26, 2014(2014-03-26) (aged 84)
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Phyllis Guidry Guidry
ChildrenSix children
ResidenceGalliano, Louisiana
Alma materGolden Meadow High School in Golden Meadow, Louisiana

Guidry died in New Orleans, Louisiana, aged 84.


  1. Staff (March 26) "Legendary Lafourche politician dies," Houma Today (Houma, La.) March 26, 2014 captured at 9:44 pm CST. http://www.houmatoday.com/article/20140326/HURBLOG/140329617/0/PREPS?p=1&tc=pg