Chester I. Long, U.S. Senator

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Chester Isaiah Long

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: July 01, 1934 (73)
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Place of Burial: Old Mission Mausoleum, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Abraham Gable Long and Mary Long
Husband of Anna C. Long
Father of Margaret Dorothy Stanley Willett and Agnes Gee
Brother of Sarah Fox; Rev William Cauffman Long; Ephraim Cauffman Long; Private; Joseph C. ( 7th Gen ) Lang and 3 others

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About Chester I. Long, U.S. Senator

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chester_I._Long

Chester Isaiah Long (October 12, 1860 – July 1, 1934) was a United States Representative and Senator from Kansas. Born in Greenwood Township, Pennsylvania, he moved with his parents to Daviess County, Missouri, in 1865 and to Paola, Kansas, in 1879. He attended the country schools and graduated from the normal school at Paola in 1880. He taught school for several years, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1885, commencing practice in Medicine Lodge, Kansas.

He was a member of the Kansas Senate from 1889 to 1893 and was an unsuccessful candidate for election in 1892 to the Fifty-third Congress. He was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth Congress, serving from March 4, 1895, to March 3, 1897; he was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896 to the Fifty-fifth Congress, but was elected to the Fifty-sixth, Fifty-seventh, and Fifty-eighth Congresses and served from March 4, 1899, until his resignation, effective March 4, 1903, before the commencement of the Fifty-eighth Congress, to become Senator. He was elected to the U.S. Senate and served from March 4, 1903, to March 3, 1909; he was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1908.

While in the Senate, he was chairman of the Committee on the University of the United States (Fifty-eighth and Fifty-ninth Congresses) and a member of the Committee on the Census (Fifty-ninth and Sixtieth Congresses).

He moved to Wichita in 1911 and continued the practice of law, and was chairman of the commission to revise the general statutes of Kansas from 1921 to 1923. He moved to Washington, D.C., in 1925 and continued the practice of law, and from 1925 to 1926 was the president of the American Bar Association. He died in Washington in 1934; interment was in Old Mission Cemetery, Wichita.
US Congressman, US Senator. Elected to represent Kansas' 7th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving first from 1895 to 1897, then from 1899 to 1903. Elected as a Senator from Kansas to the United States Senate, serving first in 1903, then from 1905 to 1909.

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Chester I. Long, U.S. Senator's Timeline

1860
October 12, 1860
Millerstown, Perry County, Pennsylvania, USA
1895
October 20, 1895
Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA
1895
Age 34
Medicine Lodge
1897
November 2, 1897
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA
1934
July 1, 1934
Age 73
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
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Old Mission Mausoleum, Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA