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Mary Landrieu
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United States Senator
from Louisiana
In office
January 3, 1997 – January 3, 2015
Preceded by J. Bennett Johnston
Succeeded by Bill Cassidy
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business
In office
January 3, 2009 – February 12, 2014
Preceded by John Kerry
Succeeded by Maria Cantwell
Louisiana State Treasurer
In office
January 1, 1988 – January 8, 1996
Governor Buddy Roemer
Edwin Edwards
Preceded by Mary Evelyn Parker
Succeeded by Ken Duncan
Louisiana House of Representatives
In office
1980–1988
Personal details
Born
Mary Loretta Landrieu

November 23, 1955 (1955-11-23) (age 63)
Arlington, Virginia
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Frank Snellings
Children Connor Snellings
Mary Shannon Snellings
Residence New Orleans, Louisiana
Alma mater Louisiana State University (B.A.)
Occupation real estate agent
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Website landrieu.senate.gov

Mary Loretta Landrieu (/[unsupported input]ˈlændr/ LAN-drew; born November 23, 1955) is an American politician. She served as a U.S. Senator of Louisiana from 1997 to 2015. Landrieu is a member of the United States Democratic Party. She was raised in New Orleans. Her brother Mitch Landrieu is the current Mayor of New Orleans. Her father Moon Landrieu also served as Mayor of New Orleans. She is considered a conservative Democrat, often opposed the views of many others within her party. She lost re-election in 2014 to Republican U.S. Representative Bill Cassidy.

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