James Domengeaux

James Domengeaux (HM22BY)

Location: Lafayette, LA 70503 Lafayette Parish
Country: United States of America

N 30° 12.295', W 92° 1.222'

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1906-1988

Lawyer, Louisiana Legislator
U.S. Congressman, Founder-President of CODOFIL
Legion d'honneur fran├žaise, Ordre de la couronne belge

Preserve the language, and you preserve the culture.

This tree from the Durance Valley of the Provence Region of France pays tribute to the memory of James "Jimmie" Domengeaux, founder of CODOFIL, the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana.

It is said in Provence that Elzeard Bouffier, a solitary shepherd, through dedicated and selfless work, reforested and thus transformed a small part of the world in which he lived. This tree comes from that area of France.

In the same spirit, it can be said that James Domengeaux revitalized the vanishing French language and culture of Louisiana through his dedication to CODOFIL's mission; the protection and promotion of Louisiana's rich linguistic and cultural heritage.
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HM NumberHM22BY
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Year Placed1994
Placed ByJaycee's d'Acadiana
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Date Added Friday, October 27th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 594290 N 3341897
Decimal Degrees30.20491667, -92.02036667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 12.295', W 92° 1.222'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 12' 17.7" N, 92° 1' 13.32" W
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Area Code(s)337
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 288-298 Girard Park Cir, Lafayette LA 70503, US
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