Blue Jay, Jack Laborde, Rules as King of Carnival
On one of the coldest Mardi Gras days on record, John “Jack” Laborde, a 1967 Jesuit alumnus, served as Rex 2014.
Laborde is president of All Aboard Development Corp. an oil and gas exploration and production company, and chairman of Gulf Island Fabrication Inc., which manufactures offshore drilling and production platforms.
In addition, he serves as chairman of the LSU Health Sciences Center Foundation and sits on the advisory board of the Tulane University School of Science and Engineering. Laborde attended Tulane after leaving Carrollton and Banks. The life-long Louisiana resident is also a former president of the Sugar Bowl Committee.
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