Long Family

The Long family is a family of politicians from the United States. Below is a list of members:

  • George S. Long (1883–1958), Oklahoma State Representative 1920, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1948, U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1953–1958. Brother of Huey Long and Earl Long.
  • Huey Long (1893–1935), Governor of Louisiana 1928–1932, Democratic National Committeeman 1928, U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1932–1935. Brother of George S. Long and Earl Long.
  • Earl Long (1895–1960), Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1936–1939, Governor of Louisiana 1939–1940, 1948–1952, and 1956–1960, candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1960. Brother of George S. Long and Huey Long.
  • Rose McConnell Long (1892–1970), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1936, U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1936–1937. Wife of Huey Long.
  • Blanche Long (1902–1998), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1956 1960, Democratic National Committeewoman 1956–1963. Wife of Earl Long.
    • Russell B. Long (1918–2003), U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1948–1987. Son of Huey Long and Rose McConnell Long.
    • Gillis Long (1923–1985), U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1963–1965 and 1973–1985, candidate for Governor of Louisiana 1963, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1964. Cousin of George S. Long, Huey Long, and Earl Long.
    • Speedy O. Long (1928–2006), Louisiana State Senator 1956–1964, U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1965–1973. Cousin of George S. Long, Huey Long, and Earl Long.
    • Catherine Small Long (born 1924), U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1985–1987. Wife of Gillis Long.
    • Floyd W. Smith, Jr. (1932-2010), Mayor of Pineville, Louisiana 1966–1970, second cousin of Speedy O. Long.
    • Gerald Long, Louisiana State Senator 2008–present. Third cousin of Huey Long and Earl Long
    • Kenneth Michael "Mike" Smith, first cousin of Gerald Long. Smith's father, P.K. Smith, and Gerald Long's mother, Ruby Smith Long, were siblings.

Famous quotes containing the words long and/or family:

    Lord, how long?
    Bible: Hebrew Isaiah, 6:11.

    Asking how long will the chastisement of the people last. God replies, “Until the cities be wasted without inhabitant, and the houses without man, and the land be utterly desolate, and the Lord have removed man far away, and there be a great forsaking in the midst of the land.”

    When one family builds a wall, two families benefit from it.
    Chinese proverb.