Jeremiah Heath Long

Full Name: Jeremiah Heath "Jerry" Long
Date of birth: July 2, 1851
Date of death: March 6, 1944

Terms of Service top

Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 27 Jan 8, 1895 - Jan 12, 1897 24th   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola, Rusk
H 27 Jan 10, 1893 - Jan 8, 1895 23rd   Democrat Carthage / Panola   Panola, Rusk

Biographical Notes and Resources top

Resolutions and Journal entries

Biographical Sketches

  • Obituary, "Rites Said for Judge J.H. Long, Panola Pioneer," 3/12/1944, p. 5. Born 7/2/1851 in Clayton, Panola County. "He was county judge three terms, and served as state representative from Panola county at one time." Marshall News Messenger.
  • Obituaries and photos in The Panola Watchman (Carthage, Texas), crediting Sammy Brown Library. J.H. (Jerry) Long, death date 3/6/1944, "Judge J.H. Long Expires," 3/9/1944, p. 1; Jeremiah Heath Long, "Funeral Services Held for Judge J.H. Long," 3/16/1944, p. 1; "The Lord Has Been Our Dwelling Place in All Generations," 3/16/1944, p. 5 ("Positions which he has held include: member of the school board, county attorney, county judge, and representative in the Texas legislature."); "Memorial of J.H. Long," Carthage Bar Association, 10/12/1944, p. 8. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). March 16, 1944, p. 1 March 16, 1944, p. 5 March 9, 1944 October 12, 1944

Other Resources

  • Census of 1900 - Jerry H. Long, Panola County, born July 1851 in Texas, age 49, county judge, wife Celeste. FamilySearch.
  • J.H. Long (1851-1944), burial in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Carthage, Panola County. Find a Grave.
  • 23rd Legislature (1893) - J.H. Long, postoffice Carthage, nativity Texas, age 40, lawyer, 40 years in Texas, Democrat. Texas Legislative Manual.


  • Photograph. John H. Long, 24th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. J.H. Long, 23rd Legislature, Texas State Library and Archives Commission

Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol

Committee Information top

24th R.S. - 1895
Commerce and Manufactures  
Constitutional Amendments  
Federal Relations  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Asylums  
23rd R.S. - 1893
County Government and County Finances  
Federal Relations  
Internal Improvements  
Judiciary No. 2  
Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
State Asylums  

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