District Judges

 

Judge

Appointed by

Years of Service 

Reason for Termination

1


Dominic Augustin Hall

Jefferson

Madison

June 1, 1812 - February 22, 1813

June 1, 1813 - December 19, 1820

Death

2

John Dick

Monroe

March 2, 1821 - April 23, 1824

Death

3


Thomas Bolling Robertson

Monroe

May 26, 1824 - October 5, 1828

Death

4

Samuel Hadden Harper

Jackson

March 7, 1829 - July 19, 1837

Death

5

Philip Kissick Lawrence

Van Buren

September 12, 1837 - March 19, 1841

Death

6


Theodore Howard McCaleb

Tyler

September 3, 1841 - January 28, 1861

Resignation

 


Charles A. Peabody

Lincoln

October 20, 1862 - July 1865, after the fall of New Orleans during the Civil War, by proclamation, Lincoln established the United States Provisional Court for the State of Louisiana and named Peabody judge.

Congress's abolishment of the United States Provisional Court for the State of Louisiana

7


Edward Henry Durell

Lincoln

February 17, 1864 - December 4, 1874

Resignation

8


Edward Coke Billings

Grant

February 10, 1876 - December 1, 1893

Death

9


Charles Parlange

Cleveland

January 15, 1894 - February 4, 1907

Death

10


Eugene Davis Saunders

T. Roosevelt

February 20, 1907 - February 8, 1909

Resignation

11


Rufus Edward Foster

T. Roosevelt

February 2, 1909 - January 13, 1925

Appointment to United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

12


Charlton Reid Beattie

Coolidge

January 21, 1925 - August 23, 1925

Death

13


Louis Henry Burns

Coolidge

December 21, 1925 - June 9, 1928

Death

14


Wayne G. Borah

Coolidge

December 17, 1928 - October 23, 1949

Appointment to United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

15


Adrian Joseph Caillouet

F. D. Roosevelt

April 23, 1940 - December 19, 1946

Death

16


Herbert William Christenberry

Truman

December 20, 1947 - October 5, 1975

Death

17


James Skelly Wright

Truman

March 9, 1950 - April 15, 1962

Appointment to United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

18


Elmer Gordon West

Kennedy

September 15, 1961 - April 16, 1972

Reassignment to United States District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana

19


Robert Andrew Ainsworth, Jr.

Kennedy

September 22, 1961 - August 31, 1966

Appointment to United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

20


Frank Burton Ellis

Kennedy

April 12, 1962 - November 3, 1969

Death

21


Frederick Jacob Reagan Heebe

Johnson

March 26, 1966 - September 9, 1996

Retirement

22


Edward James Boyle, Sr.

Johnson

October 20, 1966 - July 24, 2002

Death

23


Fred James Cassibry

Johnson

November 3, 1966 - April 3, 1987

Retirement

24


Lansing Leroy Mitchell

Johnson

November 3, 1966 - April 24, 2001

Death

25


Alvin Benjamin Rubin

Johnson

November 3, 1966 - October 8, 1977

Appointment to United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

26


James August Comiskey

Johnson

March 4, 1967 - June 15, 1975

Resignation

27


Jack Murphy Gordon

Nixon

June 22, 1971 - March 4, 1982

Death

28


Roger Blake West

Nixon

June 22, 1971 - January 24, 1978

Death

29


Charles Schwartz, Jr.

Ford

May 7, 1976 - September 7, 2001

Retirement

30


Morey Leonard Sear

Ford

May 7, 1976 - September 6, 2004

Death

31

Robert Frederick Collins

Carter

May 19, 1978 - August 6, 1993

Resignation

32


Adrian Guy Duplantier, Sr.

Carter

May 31, 1978 - August 15, 2007

Death

33


George Arceneaux, Jr.

Carter

September 26, 1979 - April 6, 1993

Death

34


Patrick Eugene Carr

Carter

September 26, 1979 - June 1, 1998

Death

35


Veronica DiCarlo Wicker

Carter

September 26, 1979 - December 10, 1994

Death

36


Peter Hill Beer

Carter

November 27, 1979 - December 7, 2009

Retirement

37


A.J. McNamara

Reagan

June 21, 1982 - June 1, 2011

Retirement

38


Henry Alvan Mentz, Jr.

Reagan

June 25, 1982 - December 31, 2001

Retirement

39


Martin Leach-Cross Feldman

Reagan

October 5, 1983 - present

Active

40


Marcel Livaudais, Jr.

Reagan

September 18, 1984 - December 31, 2008

Retirement

41


Edith Brown Clement

G. H. W. Bush

November 25, 1991 - November 27, 2001

Appointment to United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

42


Helen Ginger Berrigan

Clinton

March 10, 1994 - present

Active

43


Stanwood R. Duval, Jr.

Clinton

September 29, 1994 - present

Active (Senior)

44


Sarah S. Vance

Clinton

September 29, 1994 - present

Active

45


Okla Jones, II

Clinton

October 11, 1994 - January 8, 1996

Death

46

G. Thomas Porteous, Jr.

Clinton

October 11, 1994 - December 8, 2010

Impeachment

47


Eldon E. Fallon

Clinton

May 10, 1995 - present

Active

48


Mary Ann Vial Lemmon

Clinton

July 25, 1996 - present

Active (Senior)

49


Ivan L.R. Lemelle

Clinton

April 7, 1998 - present

Active

50


Carl J. Barbier

Clinton

October 1, 1998 - present

Active

51


Kurt D. Engelhardt

G. W. Bush

December 13, 2001 - present

Active

52


Jay C. Zainey

G. W. Bush

February 14, 2002 - present

Active

53


Lance M. Africk

G. W. Bush

April 17, 2002 - present

Active

54


Nannette Jolivette Brown

Obama

October 4, 2011 - present

Active

55


Jane Margaret Triche-Milazzo

Obama

October 12, 2011 - present

Active

56

Judge Susie Morgan
Susie Morgan

Obama

March 30, 2012 - present

Active