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Chauvin Brothers Family History

Five generations of personal service offering a variety of business services.

1st GENERATION:

Albert Chauvin founded the Chauvin family business in 1875, starting as a general store and boat catering to buyers along the water, which later became known for the processing and canning of fresh seafood, followed by the Chauvin Brothers General Merchandise store.

 

2nd GENERATION:

The five original Chauvin Brothers, sons of Albert Eloie Chauvin, in this family photo are (standing from left): Ruffin, James, George, Leonce and Guy (who operated a separate business in Cocodrie). Seated are daughters Mrs. Alethia Chauvin Jordy, Mrs. Albert Eloie Chauvin (nee Aloisia Jones), Mrs. Marguerite Pierron, Mr. Albert Eloie Chauvin (Founder) and Mrs. Winona Chauvin Robichaux.

 

3rd GENERATION:

The store transitions into a hardware, furniture, and building materials provider.

 

4th GENERATION:

Continuing from the 3rd generation of provider services.

 

5th GENERATION:

Full service building materials and supply services are enhanced.

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