Charlie Long (1910 - 1970)

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Charlie Long
1910 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Charlie Long was born on October 2, 1910. He died in April 1970 at 59 years old. We know that Charlie Long had been residing in Sebring, Highlands County, Florida 33870.


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Charlie Long passed away in April 1970 at age 59. He was born on October 2, 1910. There is no information about Charlie's family. We know that Charlie Long had been residing in Sebring, Highlands County, Florida 33870.
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In 1910, in the year that Charlie Long was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1922, he was only 12 years old when from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

In 1934, by the time he was 24 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1942, by the time he was 32 years old, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1970, in the year of Charlie Long's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Charlie A Long
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Missouri, United States
Charlie H Long
Born: around 1907
New Mexico, United States
Charlie C Long
Born: around 1913
California, United States
Charlie A Long
Born: around 1909
Arkansas, United States
Charlie M Long
Born: around 1920
Oklahoma, United States
Charlie E Long
Born: around 1906
Kentucky, United States
Charlie L Sr Long
Born: around 1915
North Carolina, United States
Charlie E Long
Born: around 1924
North Carolina, United States
Charlie J Long
Born: around 1918
South Carolina, United States
Charlie O Long
Born: around 1905
Georgia, United States
Charlie C Long
Born: around 1919
Tennessee, United States
Charlie M Long
Born: around 1910
North Carolina, United States
Charlie H Long
Born: around 1921
North Carolina, United States
Charlie W Long
Born: around 1917
Georgia, United States
Charlie P Long
Born: around 1925
United States
Charlie O Long
Born: around 1910
New York, United States
Charlie L Long
Born: around 1928
Texas, United States
Charlie Long
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Charlie G Long
Born: around 1917
Oregon, United States

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James Long
Mar 20, 1882 - October 1967
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Grace E Long
Feb 25, 1917 - Aug 1, 2000
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Aug 16, 1915 - Jun 24, 1995
Brooklyn, NY
Elizabeth Long
Jan 6, 1919 - Aug 9, 2001
Geneva, FL
Antone G Long
Jan 15, 1918 - Mar 14, 2010
Leesburg, Florida
Debra L Long
Aug 9, 1954 - Apr 30, 2007
Wilmington, NC
Herman J Long
Sep 5, 1916 - Dec 18, 1999
Philadelphia, PA
Herbert Long
Apr 30, 1907 - November 1976
Brunswick, Georgia
Alonzo Long
Jun 8, 1918 - Apr 6, 2009
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Hazel Long
Sep 20, 1913 - September 1979
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Eligia Long
Jun 7, 1918 - June 1989
Willis D Long
Mar 10, 1954 - Apr 21, 2003
Tampa, FL
Lillian R Long
Apr 2, 1920 - Nov 18, 1993
Miami, FL
Piney Long
Jun 21, 1902 - March 1965
Geneva, Alabama
Samuel Long
Feb 6, 1917 - July 1968
Kathryn Long
Jul 21, 1899 - January 1974
Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Carolyn B Long
Jun 30, 1915 - Dec 14, 2009
Crossville, TN
C W Long
May 4, 1923 - Jul 8, 2003
Mulberry, FL
James O Long
Apr 11, 1913 - Jan 25, 2007
Blue Ridge, GA
Maxine G Long
Jul 22, 1919 - Jan 7, 2010
Lakeland, Florida

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