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Harold Francis Long (1934 - 2016)

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Harold Francis Long
1934 - 2016
Born
December 28, 1934
Gypsum, Eagle County, Colorado
Death
May 1, 2016
Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado
Last Known Residence
Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado
Summary
Harold Francis Long of Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado was born on December 28, 1934 in Gypsum, Eagle County. He was married to Maxine Joy (Amelang) Sparlin-Long on November 26, 1981, and they were together until Harold's death on May 1, 2016. Harold Long was buried in 2016 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Grand Junction, Mesa County.
Updated: February 17, 2019
Biography ID: 192727932

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Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado
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December 28, 1934
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Gypsum, Eagle County, Colorado
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Navy. Cheif Petty Officer. Submarines.
May 1, 2016
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Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado
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Had COPD. Caught the Noro Virus.
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2016
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Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado
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Harold Francis Long was buried in 2016 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Grand Junction, Mesa County. Harold Francis Long of Montrose, Montrose County, Colorado was born on December 28, 1934 in Gypsum, Eagle County. Harold Long was married to Maxine Joy (Amelang) Sparlin-Long on November 26, 1981, and they were together until Harold's death on May 1, 2016.

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Harold Francis Long lived 9 years longer than the average Long family member when he died at the age of 81.
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Married: November 26, 1981
Cause of Separation: Harold's Death
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1934 - 2016 World Events

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In 1934, in the year that Harold Francis Long was born, 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 1948, he was only 14 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1972, by the time he was 38 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1983, Harold was 49 years old when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

In 1998, by the time he was 64 years old, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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