Louis Besumer

The Axeman of New Orleans

Louis Besumer

New Orleans, Louisiana 70117, United States

Created By: Gretchen Byers


Louis Besumer and Harriet Lowe

Attack Date: June 27, 1918

Profession: Grocer

​Reported Address: Corner of Dorgennis and LaHarpe

The City Directory does not contain a record of a man by the name of Louis Besumer or an address of a grocery at the Corner of Dorgennis and LaHarpe. However, the 1917 directory does list a man by the name of Louis D. Beiger (grocer) located at 2601 LaHarpe, which is only a few blocks away.

This point of interest is part of the tour: The Axeman of New Orleans


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