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John A. Long John Andrew Long
Full Name: John Andrew Long, Sr.
Date of birth: November 18, 1898
Date of death: July 21, 1958

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 30 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Lovelady / Houston   Houston
H 30 Jan 11, 1927 - Jan 8, 1929 40th (1) (2) (3)   Democrat Lovelady / Houston   Houston
(1) LOVELADY, TEXAS. "Lovelady, on State Highway 19 some fifteen miles south of Crockett in Houston County . . . Postal service for early settlers in the area was obtained from nearby Pennington from 1858 until 1872, when the Lovelady post office was established." Handbook of Texas Online.
(2) Lovelady. House Journal.
(3) Crockett. Texas Legislative Manual.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Military Service Notes
  • United States Army, Private, Student Army Tng C. Huntsville, World War I. John A. Long, residence in Crockett, Houston County, birth date 11/18/1898 in Rusk, Texas; inducted at Crockett, Texas 10/14/1918. FamilySearch Texas, World War I Records, 1917-1920 (Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin).
  • Other Resources
  • Census of 1930 - John A. Long, Precinct 4, Houston County, age 31, born circa 1899, teacher/public school, spouse Thelma, son John A., Jr. FamilySearch.
  • John Andrew Long, Sr., birth date 11/18/1898, death date 7/21/1958 in Kimble, Junction County; teacher/public schools; served in World War I; removal to Crockett, Texas. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • John A. Long (1898-1958), interment with spouse Thelma B. Long in Evergreen Memorial Park, Crockett, Houston County. Find a Grave.
  • Photo, "Long to Teach Education Next Six Week Term," Alpine Sul Ross Skyline, 6/25/1947, p. 1. John A. Long "served two terms in the House of Representatives," State Banking Commissioner, Superintendent of Houston County schools, and "newly elected Superintendent of the Junction, Texas schools." NewspaperARCHIVE.com.
  • Death notice, Junction, July 21, Daily News-Telegram (Sulphur Springs, Tex.), 7/21/1958, p. 5, 4th col., crediting the Hopkins County Genealogical Society. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - Jno. A. Long, postoffice Lovelady, nativity Texas, age 29, teacher, member of former legislatures: 40th. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. John A. Long,40th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. John A. Long,41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 40th session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    41st R.S. - 1929
    Claims and Accounts  
    Common Carriers  
    Enrolled Bills (Chair) 
    Meridian College  
    40th R.S. - 1927
    Banks and Banking  
    Live Stock and Stock Raising  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    School Districts (Vice Chair) 

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