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DeadBorn: 8/7/1927 in Marksville, Louisiana, USA
Cause of death: respiratory problems
Full name: Edwin Washington Edwards
Noted For: U.S. Congressman (D-LA, 1966-72) and governor of Louisiana (D, 1972-80, 1984-88, 1992-96). Imprisoned on federal racketeering charges (2001-11) for accepting bribes.
Quotation: "The only way I can lose this election is if I'm caught in bed with either a dead girl or a live boy."
Also see this person's photo entry in our Dead or Alive Data Base.