Eustis, George, Jr.
- Judith Fenner Gentry
Eustis, George, Jr. (29 September 1828–15 March 1872), politician and diplomat, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of George Eustis, Sr., and Clarisse Allain. His father, a prominent attorney and Jacksonian Democrat, served as Louisiana attorney general and chief justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court and was a founder of the Pontchartrain Railroad Company and what became Tulane University. His mother was from a prominent French-speaking Creole family. George, Jr., attended Jefferson College in St. James Parish, Louisiana, and Harvard College (1844–1845) and was admitted to the Louisiana bar....