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Huey Long

Huey LongAKA Huey Pierce Long, Jr.

Born: 30-Aug-1893
Birthplace: Winnfield, LA
Died: 10-Sep-1935
Location of death: Baton Rouge, LA
Cause of death: Assassination
Remains: Buried, Capitol Grounds, Baton Rouge, LA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor and Senator from Louisiana

Assassinated by Carl Weiss.

Father: Huey Pierce Long (farmer)
Mother: Caledonia Tison Long
Brother: Julius Long
Brother: Earl Long (Governor of Louisiana, b. 26-Aug-1895, d. 5-Sep-1960 heart attack)
Wife: Rose McConnell (m. 1913, until his death, one son)
Son: Russell Long (US Senator, b. 3-Nov-1918, d. 9-May-2003 heart attack)
Son: Palmer Long (youngest, m. Cleo Moore for six weeks in 1945)

    High School: (Winnfield, LA, dropout)

    US Senator, Louisiana (1932-35, his assassination)
    Governor of Louisiana (1928-32)
    Louisiana State Official Railroad Commissioner (1918-1928, as Chairman, 1924-28)
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Heart Attack
    Impeached by the Louisiana House (1929), 8 charges
    Declared Martial Law Jan-1935
    Shot Baton Rouge, LA (8-Sep-1935)
    National Statuary Hall (1941)

Author of books:
Every Man A King: The Autobiography of Huey P. Long (1933, memoir)
My First Days in the White House (1935)

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