Russell Billiu Long

Russell Billiu Long

Birth
Shreveport, Caddo Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 9 May 2003 (aged 84)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Burial Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Plot 298 Sec. B
Memorial ID 7428137 · View Source
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U.S. Senator. He graduated from Louisiana State University in 1941 and from its law school in 1942, admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. During World War II, he served as a Lieutenant in the U.S. Naval Reserves. In 1948, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving 1948-87. Not seeking reelection, he practiced law until his death from heart failure.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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RUSSELL BILLIU LONG
LT US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
NOV 3, 1918 — MAY 9, 2003
UNITED STATES SENATOR
DEC 31, 1948 — JAN 3, 1987


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  • Added: 9 May 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 7428137
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Russell Billiu Long (3 Nov 1918–9 May 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 7428137, citing Roselawn Memorial Park and Mausoleum, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .