Arthur William Sour, Jr., known as Art Sour (November 6, 1924–January 10, 2000), was a Shreveport businessman and a pioneer in developing a competitive Republican Party in Louisiana. A conservative, Sour served in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1972-1992. He was born in Shreveport to Arthur W. Sour (1895–1972) and Adele Sour (1897–1977). He graduated from C.E. Byrd High School. He served in the United States Army during World War II and was wounded in action. He earned his livelihood in oil and real estate.
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... jungle primary, when Edwin Washington Edwards was staging his fourth-term comeback as governor, Sour was upset by the Democrat Melissa Scott Flournoy (born 1961), 9,728 (58 percent) to 7,151 (42 percent) ... It was a high turnout election, and Sour got more raw votes that year than in any previous election ... Services for Sour were held on January 12, 2000, at St ...
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