Prominent American Longs Of Today
The following data is extracted from Long Family Records.
ANDREW THEODORE LONG: naval officer: b. in Iredell Co., N. C., 1866; grad. U. S. Naval Acad., 1887; promoted through grades to rear admiral, 1918; served in Spanish-American War; comd. Mayflower, 1905-07; duty Officer of Naval Intelligence, Navy Dept., 1909; naval attache, Paris, France, staff rep., Paris; later chief of Bur. of Navigation. Home: Statesville, N. C.
AUGUSTUS WHITE LONG: b. Chapel Hill, N. C., 1862; s. of Thomas Anderson L--; A. M. Harvard, 1891; prof. history and English lit., Trinity Coll., N. C., 1885-87; engaged in writing since 1916; Democrat; Presbyterian. Home: Wistaria Lodge, Brielle, N. J.
BOAZ LONG, diplomat: b. Warsaw, Ind., 1876; s. of Elisha Van Buren L--; educ. Wentworth Mil. Acad., Lexington, Mo.; in commission business, 1899-1913, at San Francisco, Chicago and Mexico City. Am. minister to Salvador, 1914; did relief work following earthquake, Salvador, 1917; Am. Minister to Cuba, 1919-22. Democrat; Episcopalian. Add.: 423 Madison Ave., New York City.
BRECKINRIDGE LONG, lawyer: b. St. Louis, Mo., 1881; s. of William Strudwick L----; A. B. Princeton, 1904, A. M., 1909; hon. LL.M., Washington U., 1920; admitted to Mo. bar, 1906; Dem. nominee for U. S. Senate from MO., 1920; now practicing internat. law. Presbyterian. Home: 5145 Lindell Boul., St. Louis, Mo.
CHARLES GRANT LONG, officer U. S. M. C.: b. South Weymouth, Mass., 1869; s. of John L--; grad. U. S. Naval Acad., 1889, Army War Coll., 1912; promoted through grades to brig. gen., 1918; participated in campaigns in Cuba, Philippines, Boxer campaign, Nicaragua campaign; served in European War; Home: South Dartmouth, Mass.
CHESTER I. LONG, ex-senator: b. Perry Co., Pa., 1860; s. of Abraham C. L--; acad. edn.; admitted to bar, 1885; mem. 54th, 56th, and 57th Congresses, 7th Kan. Dist.; elected U. S. senator for term, 1903-09; now mem. law firm Long, Houston, Cowan & Depew, Wichita, Kan.; Home: 3401 E. 2nd St., Wichita, Kan.
DANIEL ALBRIGHT LONG, clergyman. See Vol. VII, Who's Who. (1912
ELI HERR LONG, M.D.: b. Clarence, N. Y., 1860; s. of David L--; M. D., Univ. of Buffalo, 1882; prof. therapeutics, U. of Buffalo dental dept. since 1893; consulting physician Buffalo Gen. Hosp.; Mem. A.M.A., Med. Soc. State N. Y.; contbr. to med. jours. Add.: 2793 Main St., Buffalo, N. Y.
ERNEST D. LONG, college pres.: b. Andrews, Ind., 1872; s. of Charles Morgan L--; A. B. Hiram (Ohio) Coll., 1896; A. B. Ind. State Normal Sch., 1908; v. p. and head dept. of edn., State Normal Sch., La Crosse, Wis., 1912-23; pres. Tri-State Coll. since 1923. Mem. Ch. of Christ. Home: Angola, Ind.
EUGENE RUFUS LONG, coll. prof.: b. Sumter Dist., S. C., 1862; s. of Isaac J. L--; A.B., Ark. Coll.; prof. Southwestern Presbyterian U., Clarksville, Tenn., 1895-97; Del. Pan-Presbyterian Council, Liverpool, 1904. Mem. Pi Kappa Alpha. Home: Batesville, Ark.
HENRY FLETCHER LONG, surgeon: b. 1869; M.D., U. of Md. Sch. of Medicine, 1892; practiced at Statesville, N. C., since 1892; mem. A.M.A., Med. Soc. State of N. C. Home: Statesville, N. C.
HON. HUEY P. LONG: Born in Winn Parish, La., August 30, 1893. He was the son of a farmer, and became a book agent at the age of thirteen. The next year, he entered a printing office, and at the age of sixteen he secured a job with a New York Company in New Orleans. He later supervised a cooking contest and married the girl who won the prize. He took a course at Tulane University, and completed a four-year course in one year. He passed a State examination for the Bar, and was soon elected Public Service Commissioner. He locked horns with great corporations including Vast Oil Interests, and was "Christened" "Hit-and-Run-Huey." In 1924, he was defeated in a three-man race for Governor of Louisiana, but four years later, in another three-man race, he won the Governorship by 40,000. At the age of thirty-five, he was one of the youngest State Governors in the United States.
JOHN D. LONG, officer U. S. P. H. S.: b. Mt. Pleasant, Pa., 1874; s. of Cyrus T. L--; A. B. Washington and Jefferson Coll., 1894; dir. of health, Manila, P. I., 1915-19; del. Pan-Am. Union and Pan-Am. Sanitary Bur. to Conf. League of Red Cross Soc., Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1923; Vice-pres. for U. S. of Far Eastern Assn. of Tropical Medicine; Republican; Presbyterian. Add.: U. S. Embassy, Santiago, Chile, S. A.
JOHN DiETRICH LONG, clergyman. See Vol. IX, Who's Who (1916-17).
JOHN LUTHER LONG, author: b. in Pa., 1861; read law, admitted to bar, and engaged in practice at Phila.; author of several books, among them being "Madam Butterfly," "Miss Cherry-Blossom of Tokyo," "The Way of the Gods," etc. Home: 250 Ashbourne Rd., Elkins Park, Phila., Pa.
JOHN WESLEY LONG, surgeon: b. 1859; M. D., Vanderbilt U., 1883; prof. gynecology and pediatrics, Med. Coll. of Va.; now surgeon-in-chief Wesley Long Hosp., Greensboro. Home: Greensboro, N. C.
JOSEPH RAGLAND LONG, prof. law: b. Charlottesville, Va., 1870; s. of Rev. Long Cralle L----; LL.B., U. of Va., 1895; teacher in Allegheny Inst., Roanoke, Va., 1890-92; dean Sch. of Law, 1917-23, Washington and Lee U.;Baptist. Author of "Law of Irrigation," "Notes on Law of Wills and Administration," etc. Home: Boulder, Colo.
LE ROY LONG, surgeon: b. Lincoln Co., N. C., 1869; s. of William T. L----; M. D., Louisville Med. Coll., 1893; prof. surgery and dean, Sch. of Medicine, U. of Okla., since 1915; Fellow Am. Coll. Surgeons; Democrat; Methodist. Home: 1320 Classen Boul., Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
LILY AUGUSTA LONG, writer: b. St. Paul; dau. of Rev. Peter L----; Lit. editor St. Paul Pioneer Press, 1913-16; mem. soc. Midland Authors. Unitarian. Add.: 589 Summit Avenue, St. Paul, Minn.
OMERA FLOYD LONG, college prof.: b. Millersburg, Ky., 1870; s. of James Riley L----; A. B. Ky. Wesleyan Coll., 1890; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins 1897; Classical master, Friends' School, Baltimore, 1895-96; Latin lang. and lit. since 1921, Northwestern Univ.; Mem. Am. Assn. Univ. Profs.; Club: University (Evanston and Chicago). Home: Evanston, Ill.
ORIE WILLIAM LONG, educator. See Vol. IX, Who's Who (1920-21).
OSCAR FITZALAN LONG, army officer: b. Utica, N. Y., 1852; s. of William W. L--; grad. U. S. Mil. Acad., 1876; served against hostile Indians in Mont., and in fight against Sitting Bull and Crazy Horse at Wolf Mountain, 1877; organized and was gen. supt. of the army transport service in San Francisco, during Spanish-Am. War and Filipino Insurrection. Home: Piedmont, Calif.
PERCY WALDRON LONG, editor: b. Boston, Mass., 1876; s. of William Man L----; Ph.D., Harvard, 1906; specialist editor Webster's New Internat. Dictionary, 1903-09, and since 1925; instr. in English, Harvard, 1909-19; Home: 1000 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, Mass.
RAY LONG, editor: b. Lebanon, Ind., 1878; s. of John H. L--; on staff Indianapolis News, 1900-05; Cleveland Press, 1908-10; editor of HamptonColumbian, 1911-12; v. p. and editor-in-chief, Internat. Magazine Co. Home: Greenwich, Conn.
ROBERT ALEXANDER LONG, lumberman: b. nr. Shelbyville, Ky., 1850 s. of Samuel M. L--; began lumber business, Columbus, 1875 now chmn; bd. Long-Bell Lumber Co., of Kansas City, Mo., operating 12 large mfg. plants, 115 retail yards, railroads, etc. Democrat. Disciples of Christ. Home: 3218 Gladstone Boul., Kansas City, Mo.
SAMUEL DISMUKES LONG, college pres. See Vol. X, Who's Who (1918-19).
SIMON PETER LONG, clergyman: b. McZena, O., 1860; s. of George L----; A. B., Capital U., Columbus, O., 1883; theol. course, Columbus and Phila.; ordained Luth. ministry, 1886; pastor First Ch., Mansfield, O., 1903-18; lectured throughout U. S., 1917, in interest of 400th anniversary of the Reformation of 16th Century. Add.: 1508 N. Hoyne Ave., Chicago. 111.
THEODORE KEPNER LONG, lawyer: b. Millerstown, Pa., 1857; s. of Abraham L----; LL.B., Yale Law Sch., 1878; compiled Long's Legislative Hand Book for Dakota, 1883; legal adviser in formation of 111. Life Ins. Co., 1899; founded, 1914, and since pres. Carson Long Inst., New Bloomfield, Pa. Chicago Bar Assn. Republican. Home: New Bloomfield, Pa.
WILLIAM HENRY LONG, forest pathologist: b. Navarro Co., Tex., 1867; s. of William Henry L----; A. M. Univ. of Texas, 1900, Ph.D., 1916; prof. natural sciences, Baylor U., 1888-93; prof. botany, N. Tex. State Normal Coll., 1901-09. Democrat; Baptist. Home: 419 N. 12th St., Albuquerque, N. M.
WILLIAM JOSEPH LONG, clergyman: b. N. Attleboro, Mass., 1866; s. of Denis L----; A. B., Harvard, 1892; Grad. Andover Theol. Sem., 1895; ordained Congl. ministry, 1899; pastor First Ch. Stamford, Conn., 1899-1904; pastor at large sine 1904; lecturer on nature, animal life and lit. Home: Stamford, Conn.
Source: Long Family Records