Huey P. Long Quotes

I used to try and get things done by saying please. Now I dynamite them out of the way.




Huey P. Long, 1893-1935, Louisiana Governor, U.S. Senator (Democrat, LA), Quoted on PBS, Ken Burns’ Huey P. Long, August 21, 2006

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Huey P. Long
Huey P. Long
  • Born: August 30, 1893
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Huey Pierce Long Jr., self-nicknamed "The Kingfish", was an American politician who served as the 40th governor of Louisiana from 1928 to 1932 and was a member of the United States Senate from 1932 until his assassination in 1935. As the political leader of Louisiana, he commanded wide networks of supporters and was willing to take forceful action. He established the long-term political prominence of the Long family.

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