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Earl Kemp Long
Birth: Aug. 26, 1895
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1960
Alexandria
Rapides Parish
Louisiana, USA

Brother of famed politician Huey Long. A lawyer, he was given a state office when his brother became governor. He ran for lieutenant governor in 1931 without Huey Long's support and lost. Later, the two were reconciled. In 1936, he was elected lieutenant governor and served (1939–40) as governor, after his predecessor resigned. Although defeated for reelection in 1940, he twice again served as governor of Louisiana (1948–52, 1956–60). From 1935 to 1960, he was a leader in the “Long machine” created by his brother, which dominated Louisiana politics after 1928. His last administration was marred by personal troubles, which at one point caused him to be committed to a mental hospital. Running unopposed as the Democratic candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in 1960, he died before the general election took place. (bio by: Clay Homister) 
 
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 Parents:
  Huey Pierce Long (1852 - 1937)
  Caledonia Tison Long (1860 - 1913)
 
 Spouse:
  Blanche Beulah Revere Long (1902 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Charlotte Arabella Long Davis (1876 - 1961)*
  Helen Long (1881 - 1882)*
  Olive Ray Long Cooper (1886 - 1982)*
  Clara Long Knott (1888 - 1973)*
  Huey Long (1893 - 1935)*
  Earl Kemp Long (1895 - 1960)
  Lucille Long Hunt (1898 - 1985)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Earl K. Long Memorial Park
Winnfield
Winn Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Clay Homister
Record added: Dec 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6986882
Earl Kemp Long
Added by: Clay Homister
 
Earl Kemp Long
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Belated Angel Day Anniversary Blessings! Love and prayers
- YAM
 Added: Sep. 10, 2014

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Aug. 26, 2013
They'll Never Be Another Uncle Earl Who Was The Champion Of The People Of Louisiana. God Bless And Rest Your Soul Uncle Earl. Your Absence Will always Be Felt With Much Sadness And Longing.
- james hay
 Added: Mar. 29, 2013
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