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Norman V. Kinsey

Louisiana Legends Gala

Details

Collection:LPB

Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-06-23

Duration: 00:06:25

Subjects: Kinsey, Norman V. | Business | Philanthropists | World War II | Veterans | Military | GAS INDUSTRY

Contributors:

  • Nickel, Jim Host
  • Kinsey, Glenn Interviewee
  • Jelks, Bobby Interviewee
  • Hickman, Paula Interviewee
  • Kinsey, Norman V. Speaker

Description

This segment from the 2011 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Norman V. Kinsey accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Kinsey, a native of Shreveport, is a businessman, philanthropist, and World War II veteran. He is a co-founder of Transco Energy Company, a natural gas pipeline company, which helped to build 2,000 miles of pipeline in Texas and Louisiana. He is also a co-founder of the Montessori School for Shreveport and a past president of the Public Affairs Research Council of Louisiana (PAR) and the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL). The profile includes interviews with: Glenn Kinsey, his son; Bobby Jelks, a business associate; and Paula Hickman of the Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier. Host: Jim Nickel