GRAY, La. — A man named after whiskey has named his son for bourbon.
Jack Daniels Leathers, 31, of Gray, Louisiana, says he and his 23-year-old wife, Lydia Leathers, chose the name well before their marriage.
He tells The Courier they talked about baby names on their first date, and thought Jim Beam would be a good idea.
Jim Beam Leathers was born Nov. 14, turning grandparental pique into tradition. Jack Daniels Leathers says his parents named him to upset their parents.
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He says that if they have another baby, a boy will be Evan Williams after the bourbon and a girl would be named Sherry.
The spirited names extended to the Terrebonne Parish judge who officiated at their wedding: Johnny Walker.