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Albert S. Herlong, Jr.

Born: Feb 14, 1909

Death: Dec 27, 1995

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Albert S. Herlong, Jr.

Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1909
Date of Death : Dec 27, 1995

Albert Sydney Herlong, Jr. was a U.S. Representative from Florida. Herlong was born in the small community of Manistee, Alabama in 1909, and moved with his parents to Marion County, Florida in 1912. He attended the public schools of Sumter and Lake counties and graduated from Leesburg High School in Leesburg, Florida. Herlong attended the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida, where he was a member of Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity, and graduated in 1930. He was admitted to The Florida Bar in 1930 and started his law practice in Leesburg. Herlong was elected county judge of Lake County, Florida, and served from 1937 to 1949. He served as city attorney of Leesburg from 1946 to 1948. He held a reserve commission as captain in the U.S. Army and was called to active duty in the Judge Advocate General's Department in August 1941. He was discharged in 1942 due to physical disability. He served two enlistments in the Florida State Guard. He served as president of the Florida State Baseball League in 1947 and 1948. Herlong was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the nine succeeding Congresses.


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