24. Home of C.C. Antoine - Perrin Street

Caesar Carpentier Antoine was born to a father who fought in the battle of New Orleans in the War of 1812, and a mother from the West Indies who was born to a captured African chief. Antoine established himself in the grocery business and became a successful business man. He was elected at the age of 31 as a delegate to the Louisiana Constitutional Convention. Antoine served as State Senator from Caddo Parish by popular vote, and in 1871, introduced a Senate bill to incorporate the city of Shreveport. Antoine served as Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana under Governor Kellog from 1872-1876. Antoine's Perrin Street home was built in the Queen Anne Revival style. (See also #30, C.C. Antoine Memorial Park.)

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