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T. Harry Williams
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Huey Long

Huey Long was the son of Huey Long Sr. and his wife Caledonia. Born in 1893, he and his brothers and sisters were raised at the family farm in Winnfield, Louisiana. He was educated in Winnfield public schools and was an avid reader. He quit high school during his senior year in 1910 and became a traveling salesman. Huey enrolled in law classes at the University of Oklahoma while supporting himself as a salesman and gambler.

Huey married Rose McConnell on April 12, 1913 in Memphis. They spend a year in New Orleans where Huey studied for and passed the bar examination. He practiced in Winnfield and represented the underdog until he was elected to the Railroad Commission in 1918, when he moved to Shreveport. As a member of the Railroad Commission, he was know to side with the poor and the people against big business,. He led a life long battle...

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