J. J. Buquet

Buquet Distributing
Geo Area
Region 3

A Houma native born in 1966 to Terrebonne’s most beloved, Glenny Lee and “Jimmy” Buquet, Jr. Graduated 1984 from Vandebilt Catholic High School and went on to earn his Bachelor’s degree at Washington and Lee and a Master’s at Tulane University in New Orleans. He married his Sinclair Mercer, whom he adores, and has two amazing children, James IV and Mary-Mercer. He is the President and owner of his family business, Buquet Distributing Company, Inc. and is also integrally involved in Buquet Realty, BCG Properties, the James J. Buquet, Jr. Family Foundation.

Sits on several local boards and committees:

Vice-Chairman of the Houma Terrebonne Chamber of Commerce
Terrebonne Parish Consolidated Government Revenue Review Committee
Past Chairman of the Board of TFAE
Charter Founding Committee and graduate of Leadership Terrebonne
Past Member of the Houma Library Board
Board of Directors of Coastal Commerce Bank>
Houma Rotary Club Chairman
Member of the Knights of Columbus
Past Chairman of the Louisiana Beer League
Past Board Member of the National Beer Wholesales of America
Member of Hopheads
Past Board Member of Restore or Retreat