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This state shows every need for a constructive administration, devoted to the protection and expansion of labor and capital, industry, and agriculture, all working toward the efficiency of our courts, public schools, freedom in religious beliefs and reduction in taxation and burdens of government, and toward liberating our state and our institutions from the ever growing modern tendency of monopoly and concentration of power




Huey P. Long, 1893-1935, Louisiana Governor, U.S. Senator (Democrat, LA), Speech announcing his candidacy for the Governor of Louisiana

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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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