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Newton Thomas (2019)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Event

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2019-05-31

Duration: 00:09:40

Subjects: Thomas, Newton | Business


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Denison, John Host
  • Easterly, Lindsey Interviewee
  • Schempf, John Interviewee
  • Inzer, Katherine Interviewee
  • Davies, John Interviewee
  • Thomas, Newton Speaker


This segment from the 2019 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Newton Thomas accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Thomas, a native of Baton Rouge, is the founder of the Newtron Group, a leader in industrial construction. His profile includes interviews with: Lindsey Easterly, his daughter; John Schempf, his colleague; Katherine Inzer, his daughter; and John Davies, his colleague. Hosts: Beth Courtney and John Dension