12/29/1905 - 03/28/1968

LONG, Benjamin Lawrence, a Clerk from Philadelphia County; born, December 29, 1905 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa.; graduated, St. Joseph’s Preparatory School, 1923; B.A., St. Joseph’s College (now St. Joseph's University), 1927; LL.B., Temple University School of Law; export checker; attorney; professor of law, Temple University; editor, Temple Law Review; member, 19th Ward Democratic Executive Committee; elected as a Democrat to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives to the 1935, 1937 and 1939 terms; not a candidate for reelection to the House for the 1941 term; law clerk, Common Pleas Court No. 7, Philadelphia; counsel, Democratic City Committee of Philadelphia; counsel, Democratic State Committee, Eastern District (1950); elected, Chief Clerk, Pennsylvania House of Representatives (January 4, 1955-January 1, 1957); unsuccessful campaign, judge, Pennsylvania Superior Court (1956); deputy commissioner, Department of Records, Philadelphia (1966-1968); died, March 28, 1968 in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; interred, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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