Jimmy Dale Long, Sr. was born on October 6, 1931, and died on August 9, 2016.
He was a Democratic member of the Louisiana House of Representatives for District 23 (Winn and Natchitoches parishes) from 1968 until 2000.
Long was the “dean” of the Louisiana House when he returned to private life.
JimmD has been a recognized authority on educational policy, for sixteen years, he chaired the House Education Committee.
Additionally, Shreveport The ShreveportTimes named Long “One of the 100 Most Influential People of the 20th Century in North Louisiana.”
Long was a member of the Long political dynasty.
Jimmy D. Long passed away at 84 years old.