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The Long family is a family of politicians from the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

. Below is a list of members:
  • George S. Long
    George S. Long
    George Shannon "Doc" Long was a member of the powerful Long political dynasty in Louisiana and a Democratic U.S. representative from the defunct Eighth Congressional District from 1953-1958. The late Speedy O. Long of La Salle Parish, another member of the family, once jokingly compared George...

     (1883–1958), Oklahoma
    Oklahoma
    Oklahoma is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America. With an estimated 3,751,351 residents as of the 2010 census and a land area of 68,667 square miles , Oklahoma is the 28th most populous and 20th-largest state...

     State Representative 1920, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1948, U.S. Representative from Louisiana
    Louisiana
    Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties...

     1953–1958. Brother of Huey Long and Earl Long.
  • Huey Long
    Huey Long
    Huey Pierce Long, Jr. , nicknamed The Kingfish, served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928–1932 and as a U.S. Senator from 1932 to 1935. A Democrat, he was noted for his radical populist policies. Though a backer of Franklin D...

     (1893–1935), Governor of Louisiana 1928–1932, Democratic National Committeeman 1928, U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1932–1935. Brother of George S. Long and Earl Long.
  • Earl Long
    Earl Long
    Earl Kemp Long was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Louisiana for three non-consecutive terms. Long termed himself the "last of the red hot poppas" of politics, referring to his stump-speaking skills...

     (1895–1960), Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana 1936–1939, Governor of Louisiana 1939–1940, 1948–1952, and 1956–1960, candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1960. Brother of George S. Long and Huey Long.
  • Rose McConnell Long
    Rose McConnell Long
    Rose McConnell Long was a United States Senator and the wife of Huey Long. She was Louisiana's first female senator....

     (1892–1970), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1936, U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1936–1937. Wife of Huey Long.
  • Blanche Long
    Blanche Long
    Blanche Beulah Revere Long was the first lady of Louisiana from 1939–1940, 1948–1952, and 1956-1960. She was also a "partner in power" to her husband, Governor Earl Kemp Long. From 1956-1963, she was the Democratic national committeewoman from Louisiana...

     (1902–1998), delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1956 1960, Democratic National Committeewoman 1956–1963. Wife of Earl Long.
    • Russell B. Long
      Russell B. Long
      Russell Billiu Long was an American Democratic politician and United States Senator from Louisiana from 1948 until 1987.-Early life:...

       (1918–2003), U.S. Senator from Louisiana 1948–1987. Son of Huey Long and Rose McConnell Long.
    • Gillis Long (1923–1985), U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1963–1965 and 1973–1985, candidate for Governor of Louisiana 1963, delegate to the Democratic National Convention 1964. Cousin of George S. Long, Huey Long, and Earl Long.
    • Speedy O. Long
      Speedy O. Long
      Speedy Oteria Long was a Jena lawyer who was a Democratic U.S. Representative from central Louisiana between 1965 and 1973. Prior to his tenure in the since disbanded Eighth Congressional District, Speedy Long had been a member of the Louisiana state Senate...

       (1928–2006), Louisiana State Senator 1956–1964, U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1965–1973. Cousin of George S. Long, Huey Long, and Earl Long.
    • Catherine Small Long (born 1924), U.S. Representative from Louisiana 1985–1987. Wife of Gillis Long.
    • Floyd W. Smith, Jr.
      Floyd Smith (Louisiana politician)
      Floyd William Smith, Jr. , was a businessman from Winnfield, Louisiana, who served as the Democratic mayor of Pineville in Rapides Parish from 1966-1970. He was a maternal second cousin of former U.S. Representative Speedy O...

       (1932-2010), Mayor of Pineville, Louisiana
      Pineville, Louisiana
      Pineville is a city in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is adjacent to the city of Alexandria, and is part of that city's Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 13,829 at the 2000 census....

       1966–1970, second cousin of Speedy O. Long.
    • Gerald Long
      Gerald Long
      Gerald Long , is a rare Republican member of the traditionally Democratic Long political dynasty in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Specifically, he is a third cousin of the late Governors Huey Pierce Long, Jr., and Earl Kemp Long...

      , Louisiana State Senator 2008–present. Third cousin
      Cousin
      In kinship terminology, a cousin is a relative with whom one shares one or more common ancestors. The term is rarely used when referring to a relative in one's immediate family where there is a more specific term . The term "blood relative" can be used synonymously and establishes the existence of...

       of Huey Long and Earl Long
    • Kenneth Michael "Mike" Smith
      Mike Smith (Louisiana politician)
      Kenneth Michael Smith, Sr., known as Mike Smith , is a businessman in Winnfield, Louisiana, who served as a Democratic member of the Louisiana State Senate from 1996 to 2008....

      , first cousin of Gerald Long. Smith's father, P.K. Smith
      P.K. Smith
      Perry K. Smith, known as P.K. Smith , was a businessman from Winnfield, Louisiana, who served a single term in the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1960-1964 during the administration of Governor Jimmie Davis. In 1974, Smith and his sons, Kenneth Michael "Mike" Smith and Perry Joe Smith,...

      , and Gerald Long's mother, Ruby Smith Long, were siblings.