Mack Elwin Barham, 1924-2006
- Mack Barham, former LA state supreme court justice (1968-1975), died
November 27, 2006 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington. He was
born in Bastrop June 18, 1924 to Henry A. and Lockie H. Barham. He had a
private law practice in New Orleans and moved to Covington after
Hurricane Katrina destroyed his Lakewood home. Barham also taught at
Tulane Law School. He was a member of The Order of the Coif, Omicron
Delta Kappa, Blue Key, Phi Alpha Delta, and Phi Delta Phi. Visitation
was at Lake Lawn Funeral Home, New Orleans. Arrangements handled by E.J.
Fielding Funeral Home, Covington.
(LA State Senator Robert Barham (R-Oak Ridge) is a distant cousin.)