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  Long, Chester I.
NameChester I. Long
Medicine Lodge, Kansas , United States
Born October 12, 1860
DiedJuly 01, 1934 (73 years)
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Last ModifedRBH
Dec 27, 2014 01:17pm
InfoLONG, Chester Isaiah, a Representative and a Senator from Kansas; born in Greenwood Township, near Millerstown, Perry County, Pa., October 12, 1860; moved with his parents to Daviess County, Mo., in 1865 and to Paola, Kans., in 1879; attended the country schools and graduated from the normal school at Paola, Kans., in 1880; taught school for several years; studied law; admitted to the bar in 1885 and commenced practice in Medicine Lodge, Kans.; member, State senate 1889-1893; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1897); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress; elected to the Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, and Fifty-eighth Congresses and served from March 4, 1899, until his resignation, effective March 4, 1903, before the commencement of the Fifty-eighth Congress, to become Senator; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1903, to March 3, 1909; unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908; chairman, Committee on the University of the United States (Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses), Committee on the Census (Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses); moved to Wichita in 1911 and continued the practice of law; chairman of the commission to revise the general statutes of Kansas 1921-1923; moved to Washington, D.C., in 1925 and continued the practice of law; president of the American Bar Association 1925-1926; died in Washington, D.C., July 1, 1934; interment in Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita, Kans.



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