James Clarence Long

Male9 December 1905–17 December 1977

Brief Life History of James Clarence

When James Clarence Long was born on 9 December 1905, in Georgia, United States, his father, Henry Putnam Long, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Louisa Howell, was 30. He lived in Dalton, Murray, Georgia, United States for about 20 years. He died on 17 December 1977, at the age of 72.

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Henry Putnam Long
Sarah Louisa Howell
James Clarence Long
Nellie Mae Long
Annie Myrtle Long
Carl Robert Long
Grace Pauline Long
Elizabeth Long

Sources (4)

  • Clarence Leng in household of H Putman Leng, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Clarence Long, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Clarance Long in household of Putman H Long Jr., "United States Census, 1910"

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Siblings (6)

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 1

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.

1906 · The Atlanta Race Riot

Age 1

The Atlanta Race Riot of 1906 occurred on the evening of September 22 through September 24. A newspaper reported the rapes of four white women by African American men. Fueled by pre-existing racial tensions, these reports enraged white men who then arranged gangs to attack African American men. Over the next few days, several thousand white men joined in and in the end, 26 people were killed and many were injured.


Age 22

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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