LONG, Alexander, (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 Ohio state house of representatives, 1848-1849; elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress (March 4, 1863-March 3, 1865); censured by the U.S. House of Representatives on April 14, 1864, for treasonable utterances; unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Thirty-ninth Congress in 1864; 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.