A Monthly Newslettter of the Lafayette Genealogy Society

Volume 2010 Issue 9

16 September 2010 Meeting



William Thibodeaux called the Lafayette Genealogical Society to order September 17, 2010 at 6:00 p.m. the new library on Johnston Street. After the opening ritual he welcomed the Honorable Judge Kaliste J. Saloom, Jr.  Judge Saloom captivated a large enthusiastic audience while relating the history of Lafayette.  He recommended we read:

�Harry L. Griffen�s Atakapa Country

�J. Phillip Dismuk�s History of the Development of Lafayette.

�Arthur D. Valentine�s Lafayette, Past, present and Progress

�History of City Court of Lafayette by Yvonne Saloom

Judge Saloom received a standing ovation from the large audience.

Pat Snyder moved we present a stipend of $100.00 to Michel Antoine Nicolas for his Basque presentation in August. Anne Padgett seconded the motion. Motion passed.

Respectfully submitted,

Dorothy Burleigh, secretary

Treasurer Warren LeBlanc reported: Beginning Balance $3,165.25, Expenses $302.62. Ending balance $3,072.63.  New members for 2010: