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|7th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development|
September 24, 1979 – January 20, 1981
|Preceded by||Patricia Harris|
|Succeeded by||Samuel Pierce|
|56th Mayor of New Orleans|
May 4, 1970 – May 1, 1978
|Preceded by||Victor H. Schiro|
|Succeeded by||Ernest Nathan Morial|
|At Large Member of the New Orleans City Council|
|Member of the Louisiana House of Representatives|
|Preceded by||J. Marshall Brown|
|Succeeded by||Eddie Sapir|
Maurice Edwin Landrieu
July 23, 1930
Uptown New Orleans, Louisiana
|Spouse(s)||Verna Satterlee Landrieu|
|Alma mater||Loyola University New Orleans|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1954-1957|
He also is a former judge. He represented New Orleans' Twelfth Ward in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1960 to 1966. He served on the New Orleans City Council as a member at-large from 1966 to 1970.
Landrieu was the United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development under U.S. President Jimmy Carter from 1979 to 1981.
- Morial retains racial mix inherited from Landrieu, The Times-Picayune, May 6, 1980.