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In Memoriam: George Denègre
March 20, 2008

George DenègreIt is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of our partner George Denègre, the last living named partner of our firm. Mr. Denègre died on March 19, 2008, after nearly 60 years of dedicated service to the firm. A memorial service will be held in New Orleans at Lakelawn Funeral Home on Saturday, April 26, at 11 a.m., with visitation from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

After receiving his Bachelor of Arts from Yale University in 1943, Mr. Denègre went on to earn his Juris Doctorate from Tulane University Law School, graduating Order of the Coif in 1948. While at Tulane, he was a member of Phi Delta Phi and served as the Statutory Interpretation Editor of the Tulane Law Review. Mr. Denègre's practice was predominantly transactional, with an emphasis in business, maritime, and corporate law.

The attorneys and staff of Jones Walker extend their deepest condolences to the family of Mr. Denègre.