His career was a text book example of the rise of a patrician in the snug embrace of the American establishment.
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|Birth:||30th August, 1893|
|Death:||10th September, 1935|
Huey Pierce Long, Jr., nicknamed The Kingfish was born in Winnfield, Louisiana, USA. He was an American lawyer and politician who served as the 40th Governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and as a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. He is best known for his Share Our Wealth program, created in 1934 under the motto "Every Man a King." He was an ardent critic of the policies of the Federal Reserve System. He educated at Tulane University, Tulane University Law School, The University of Oklahoma, The University of Oklahoma College of Law, and Oklahoma Baptist University. He was assassinated in 1935, and his national movement soon faded, but his legacy continued in Louisiana through his wife, Senator Rose McConnell Long, and his son, Senator Russell B. Long. He wrote two autobiography include: Every Man a King and My First Days in the White House.
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