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Marion Edwards, brother of ex-governor, dead at 84

3 years 8 months 2 weeks ago January 12, 2013 Jan 12, 2013 Saturday, January 12 2013 January 12, 2013 7:15 PM in News
By: Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS - Marion Edwards, an amiable, wisecracking political operative and businessman who shared numerous political campaigns and also a courtroom defense table with his older brother, four-time Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, has died.

He was 84.

Family friend and spokeswoman Bonnie Warren in New Orleans said Marion Edwards died at his home in Broussard. The family did not release a cause of death but noted that Edwards was a cancer survivor who often made efforts to counsel other cancer patients over the years.

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