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  Long, Rose McConnell
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameRose McConnell Long
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Shreveport, Louisiana , United States
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Born April 08, 1892
DiedMay 27, 1970 (78 years)
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InfoLONG, Rose McConnell, (wife of Huey Pierce Long, mother of Russell B. Long, and sister-in-law of George S. Long), a Senator from Louisiana; born in Greensburg, Decatur County, Ind., April 8, 1892; moved with her parents to Shreveport, La., in 1901; attended the public schools of Shreveport; appointed on January 31, 1936, and subsequently elected on April 21, 1936, in a special election as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Huey P. Long, and served from January 31, 1936, to January 2, 1937; was not a candidate for reelection in 1936 for the full term; retired from public life to Shreveport, La.; died in Boulder, Colo., May 27, 1970; interment in Forrest Park Cemetery, Shreveport, La.

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Husband Huey Pierce Long 00, 1913-Sep 10, 1935
Son Russell B. Long 1918-2003
Father In-Law Huey Pierce Long, Sr. 1852-1937

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  04/21/1936 LA US Senate Special Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  01/31/1936 LA US Senate Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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