|16th President of the Confederate States|
February 22, 1934 - September 10, 1938
|Preceded by:||John Nance Garner|
|Succeded by:||Alben W. Barkley|
|Confederate States Senator from Louisiana|
February 18, 1932 - February 22, 1934
|Governor of Louisiana|
May 27, 1928 - February 18, 1932
August 30 1893, Winnfield, Louisiana
|Died||September 10 1938, Richmond, Virginia|
|Occupation:||Politician, Writer, Businessman|
Huey Pierce Long was a Confederate politician who served as the 16th President of the Confederate States (1934 - 1938).
A Radical and a Populist, Long began his political career as a moderate Dixiecrat, and consistantly shifted leftwards. In 1931 he founded the Reform Party, and in 1933 was elected President on the Reform ticket.
Early Political career
Governor of Louisiana
In 1931 Long denied renomination to the
1933 Presidential Election
After gaining nationwide recognition Long announced his intention to run for the presidency in 1933,
Long was inaugurated on February 22, 1934 at the steps of the Capitol building in Richmond.