Mourners are expected to gather at the State Capitol today to pay their respects to former Louisiana Gov. Edwin W. Edwards, who died Monday at the age of 93.
The State Capitol will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. for public viewing.
On Sunday, Edwards' remains will be moved by carriage and honor guard through the streets of Baton Rouge for a little less than a mile to the Old State Capitol.
Edwin Edwards, who died Monday at the age 93, has been in public life since being elected to the Crowley City Council in 1954 at the age of 27…
Former Louisiana Governor Edwin Edwards lies in honor in the main hall of the Louisiana State Capitol, Saturday, July 17, 2021, as guests stop…
He’ll lie in repose at the Old State Capitol on Sunday for a private ceremony for family members and close friends.
The four-term governor died Monday of respiratory problems that had plagued him in recent years. He had been hospice care for about a week.
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