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Mary Landrieu
United States Senator
from Louisiana
Assumed office
January 3, 1997
Serving with David Vitter
Preceded by J. Bennett Johnston
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business
Assumed office
January 3, 2009
Preceded by John Kerry
Louisiana State Treasurer
In office
January 1, 1988 – January 8, 1996
Governor Buddy Roemer
Edwin Edwards
Preceded by Mary Evelyn Parker
Succeeded by Ken Duncan
Louisiana House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born Mary Loretta Landrieu
November 23, 1955 (1955-11-23) (age 64)
Arlington, Virginia
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Frank Snellings
Children Connor Snellings
Mary Shannon Snellings
Residence New Orleans, Louisiana
Alma mater Louisiana State University (B.A.)
Occupation real estate agent
Religion Roman Catholic

Mary Loretta Landrieu (/ˈlændr/ LAN-drew;[1] born November 23, 1955) is a senior United States Senator who is from the U.S. State of Louisiana and a member of the United States Democratic Party. She was raised in New Orleans. She is considered a conservative Democrat, often opposing the views of many others within her party.