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Earl Long

Earl Kemp Long
45th Governor of Louisiana
In office
June 26, 1939 â€“ May 14, 1940
Lieutenant Coleman Lindsey
Preceded by Richard W. Leche
Succeeded by Sam H. Jones
In office
May 11, 1948 â€“ May 13, 1952
Lieutenant William J. “Bill” Dodd
Preceded by Jimmie H. Davis
Succeeded by Robert F. Kennon
In office
May 8, 1956 â€“ May 10, 1960
Lieutenant Lether Frazar
Preceded by Robert F. Kennon
Succeeded by Jimmie H. Davis
38th Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana
In office
May 12, 1936 â€“ June 26, 1939
Governor Richard W. Leche
Preceded by James A. Noe
Succeeded by Coleman Lindsey
Personal details
Born Earl Kemp Long
August 26, 1895 (1895-08-26)
Winnfield, Louisiana, USA
Died September 5, 1960 (1960-09-06) (aged 65)
Alexandria, Rapides Parish
Resting place Earl K. Long Memorial Park in Winnfield, Louisiana
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Blanche Revere Long
Relations Huey Pierce Long, Jr. (brother)
George S. Long (brother)
Russell B. Long (nephew)
John S. Hunt, III (nephew)
Children None
Religion Southern Baptist

The kind of thing I'm good at is knowing every politician in the state and remembering where he itches. And I know where to scratch him.
Earl Long
I can make them voting machines sing Home Sweet Home.
Don't write anything you can phone. Don't phone anything you can talk. Don't talk anything you can whisper. Don't whisper anything you can smile. Don't smile anything you can nod. Don't nod anything you can wink.
Earl Long