Nominated by Sam Toups
Mayor Louis Braud was born and raised in Thibodaux. He, along with Jimmy Daigle, were the first Eagle Scouts in Lafourche Parish in 1942. He graduated from Thibodaux College in 1948 and also went to Spring Hill and Delgado.
Mayor Braud had 7 children, and was accompanied by Richie Martin (grandson), Patricia Martin (daughter), Susan Thibodaux (daughter), Rodney Thibodaux (son), and Carol George (sister-in-law.)