Glen Clayton Long

1 January 1893–1 July 1985 (Age 92)
Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States

The Life of Glen Clayton

When Glen Clayton Long was born on 1 January 1893, in Trenton, Grundy, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry Thomas Long, was 25 and his mother, Florence A Lynch, was 23. He lived in Wayne Township, Monroe, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Walnut Township, Wayne, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. He died on 1 July 1985, in Seymour, Wayne, Iowa, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Seymour, Wayne, Iowa, United States.

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Henry Thomas Long
Florence A Lynch
Byron Long
Glen Clayton Long
Henry Thomas Long
Champ Clark Long
Martha Ruth Long
Alton B. Long
Attie Ellen Long

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    Florence A Lynch




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 20

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.

Age 24

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: nickname for a tall person, from Old English lang, long, Old French long ‘long’, ‘tall’ (equivalent to Latin longus).2 Irish (Ulster (Armagh) and Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Longáin ( see Langan ).3 Chinese 龙: from the name of an official treasurer called Long, who lived during the reign of the model emperor Shun ( 2257–2205 bc ). his descendants adopted this name as their surname. Additionally, a branch of the Liu clan ( see Lau 1), descendants of Liu Lei , who supposedly had the ability to handle dragons, was granted the name Yu-Long (meaning roughly ‘resistor of dragons’) by the Xia emperor Kong Jia ( 1879–1849 bc ). Some descendants later simplified Yu-Long to Long and adopted it as their surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Glenn C Long in household of Henry T Long, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Glen Long, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Glen C Long in household of Henry T Long, "United States Census, 1920"

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