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Jimmy Fitzmorris
46th Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana
In office
May 9, 1972 – March 10, 1980
Governor Edwin W. Edwards
Preceded by Clarence C. "Taddy" Aycock
Succeeded by Bobby Freeman
President of the Louisiana State Senate (ex officio)
In office
Preceded by Clarence C. "Taddy" Aycock
Succeeded by Michael H. O'Keefe
New Orleans City Councilman
In office
Personal details
Born (1921-11-15)November 15, 1921
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.
Died June 30, 2021(2021-06-30) (aged 99)
Slidell, Louisiana, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Gloria Lopez Fitzmorris (married 1945-1995, her death)
Children Lisa Marie Clement
Occupation Railroad executive

James Edward "Jimmy" Fitzmorris, Jr. (November 15, 1921 – June 30, 2021) was an American businessman and civic leader. He was the Democratic Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana from 1972 to 1980. He was the first full-time lieutenant governor in state history. He was the last lieutenant governor whose duties included presiding over the Louisiana State Senate.

In 1979, he ran third in the nonpartisan blanket primary for governor. In 1983, he was unsuccessful is his effort to regain the lieutenant governor's office.

Fitzmorris died on June 30, 2021 in Slidell, Louisiana less than five months before his 100th birthday.

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