Oscar Ulysses Long

Brief Life History of Oscar Ulysses

When Oscar Ulysses Long was born on 29 June 1922, in Elmo, Kaufman, Texas, United States, his father, Elvis Agy Long, was 41 and his mother, Mary Emeline Lynch, was 37. He lived in Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 9 July 2001, in Irving, Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Elvis Agy Long
1881–1943
Mary Emeline Lynch
1884–1943
Bertha Elizabeth Long
1905–1985
Elmer Long
Margaret Campbell Long
1908–1985
Annie Mae Long
1910–1982
Lottie Lavenia Long
1912–1994
Julia Elvis Agy Long
1914–1999
Myrtle Iva Long
1917–2000
Elvis Agy Long Jr.
1920–1984
Oscar Ulysses Long
1922–2001
Dorothy Marie Long
1924–1984

Sources (5)

  • Oscar U Long in household of Elvia A Long, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Oscar Ulysses Long - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Oscar Ulysses Long
  • Headstone image of Oscar U Long from billiongraves.com

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long, tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus). Compare Dulong and Lelong .

Irish (Ulster and Munster): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin (see Langan ).

German: variant of Lang ‘long’ and, in North America, also an altered form (translation into English) of this.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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