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Alexander LONG

(1816-1886)

LONG, Alexander, a Representative from Ohio; born in Greenville, Mercer County, Pa., December 24, 1816; received an academic training; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Cincinnati, Ohio; member of the State house of representatives in 1848 and 1849; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); censured by the House of Representatives on April 9, 1864, for treasonable utterances; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1864 to the Thirty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Cincinnati, Ohio; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions in 1864, 1868, 1872, and 1876; died in Cincinnati, Ohio, November 28, 1886; interment in Spring Grove Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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