Edward Heath (New Orleans)

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Edward Heath (1819–1892) was mayor of New Orleans from March 28, 1867 to June 10, 1868. His tenure came during the Reconstruction of Louisiana, and required a stronger personality than he brought to the office. During his term, he faced budgetary and racial problems as well as the continued interference of the military authorities of the U. S. Federal government.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John T. Monroe
Mayor of New Orleans
March 28, 1867 – June 10, 1868
Succeeded by
John R. Conway