|Jean Baptiste Plauché|
Jean Baptiste Plauché, 1836
|Born||28 January 1785|
|Died||2 January 1860 (aged 74)|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Rank||Brigadier General, Louisiana Legion|
|Battles/wars||War of 1812: Battle of New Orleans|
|Other work||Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana|
Jean Baptiste Plauché (28 January 1785 - 2 January 1860) was a Louisiana soldier and politician. He was Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana, from 1850 to 1853 serving under Governor Joseph M. Walker.
He was married to Mathilde St. Amand (22 October 1791 – 26 October 1840), by whom he had seven children.
In the Battle of New Orleans, Major Plauché headed the Battalion of Orleans (New Orleans city) uniformed militia. At the time (December 1814 – January 1815), he was just twenty-nine years old. Plauché later rose to the rank of Brigadier General in the Louisiana militia.
| Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana
William W. Farmer