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Edward V. Long

Edward V. Long
United States Senator
from Missouri
In office
September 23, 1960 – December 27, 1968
Preceded by Thomas C. Hennings
Succeeded by Thomas Eagleton
36th Lieutenant Governor of Missouri
In office
January 14, 1957 – September 23, 1960
Governor James T. Blair, Jr.
Preceded by James T. Blair, Jr.
Succeeded by Hilary A. Bush
Member of the Missouri State Senate
In office
1945–1955
Personal details
Born Edward Vaughn Long
(1908-07-18)July 18, 1908
Lincoln County, Missouri
Died November 6, 1972(1972-11-06) (aged 64)
Eolia, Missouri
Resting place Grand View Burial Park
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Culver-Stockton College
University of Missouri

Edward Vaughn Long (July 18, 1908 – November 6, 1972) was a United States Senator from Missouri and a member of the Democratic Party. He served in the United States Senate from 1960 until 1968.

Born in rural Lincoln County, Missouri near Whiteside, he was educated at Culver-Stockton College and the University of Missouri.

After holding various local offices in Bowling Green and Pike County, Long was elected to the Missouri State Senate, where he served from 1945 to 1955; he was elected majority floor leader in 1952 and President pro tempore in 1955.

In his first statewide race, he was elected the Lieutenant Governor of Missouri in 1956, serving from 1957 until his appointment in 1960 by Governor James T. Blair, Jr. to the Senate seat made vacant by the death of Thomas C. Hennings, Jr.. He won election to the

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