Former Lafayette CAO Aros Mouton dies


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) Former Lafayette City Council Chief Administrative Officer Aros Mouton has died at age 83. He died Monday following a brief illness, his family announced.

Mouton, a native of Rayne, La., served as CAO under former Lafayette Mayor Kenny Bowen in the early 1990s. While living in Lafayette, Mouton became a multi-million dollar real estate investor and continued investing after leaving the Hub City for Los Angeles. He would later retire from a 32-year career with the Los Angeles County Probation Department as a director.

A graduate of Southern University in Baton Rouge, Mouton received his masters in public administration in 1977 from Pepperdine University in Malibu, Calif. He was also a US Army veteran. He leaves behind a wife, daughter and six grandchildren.

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