Earl Long date of birth:

August 26, 1895

How old was Earl Long when died?

65

Where was Earl Long born?

Winnfield, La.

When did Earl Long die?

September 5, 1960

What is Earl Long nationality?

American

What is Earl Long's occupation?

Government person

Short Biography

Earl Kemp Long (August 26, 1895 – September 5, 1960) was an American politician and the 45th Governor of Louisiana, serving three non-consecutive terms. Long, known as “Uncle Earl, ” connected with voters through his folksy demeanor and colorful oratory. He departed from other southern politicians of his time by promoting a progressive agenda, including expanding school lunch programs, teacher pay, public works projects, and minority voting rights.