Long, Gillis William, 1923-1985

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Dates:
Birth 1923-05-04
Death 1985-01-20

Biographical notes:

Gillis W. Long of Rapides Parish, La., served seven terms in the U.S. House of Representative from the Louisiana 8th Congressional District (1963-65, 1973-1985). He was a member of the Long family, a prominent political family of Louisiana. Huey Pierce Long, Russell B. Long, George Shannon Long, Speedy O. Long, and Earl K. Long were among his cousins. Long died in 1985, seventeen days into his eighth term.

From the description of Gillis W. Long papers, 1923-1985 (bulk 1951-1985). (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 277148433

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Subjects:

  • Political Campaigns

Occupations:

  • Legislators--United States
  • Governors--Louisiana

Places:

  • Louisiana (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)