KENNEDY, John Neely (1951-)
Senate Years of Service: 2017-

KENNEDY, JOHN NEELY, A Senator from Louisiana; born in Centreville, Miss., November 21, 1951; B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1973; J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1977; B.C.L., Oxford University, Oxford, England, 1979; lawyer; special counsel to Louisiana governor Buddy Roemer; secretary to Governor Roemer’s Cabinet; secretary of the state Department of Revenue in the Cabinet of Louisiana governor Mike Foster 1996-1999; Louisiana state treasurer 1999-2016; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 2016 for the term ending January 3, 2023.