Robert Julius Long

Brief Life History of Robert Julius

When Robert Julius Long was born on 10 August 1905, in Union, North Carolina, United States, his father, George Alexander Long, was 37 and his mother, Dora Mayetta Kluttz, was 30. He lived in Goose Creek Township, Union, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Mint Hill, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States in 1986. He died on 19 September 1986, in Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Midland, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States.

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Robert Julius Long
1905–1986
Leitha M. Black
1906–1981

Sources (9)

  • Robert Long, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert Julius Long, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"
  • Robert J. Long in entry for Leitha Black Long, "North Carolina Deaths and Burials, 1898-1994"

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1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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