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HERLONG, Albert Sydney, Jr. (1909-1995)

HERLONG, ALBERT SYDNEY, JR., a Representative from Florida; born in Manistee, Monroe County, Ala., February 14, 1909; moved with his parents to Marion County, Fla., in 1912; attended the public schools of Sumter and Lake Counties and Leesburg High School; was graduated from the University of Florida at Gainesville in 1930; was admitted to the bar in 1930 and commenced the practice of law in Leesburg, Lake County, Fla.; elected county judge of Lake County, Fla., and served from 1937 to 1949; city attorney of Leesburg from 1946 to 1948; held Reserve commission as captain in the United States Army and was called to active duty in the Judge Advocate General's Department in August 1941; was discharged in 1942 due to physical disability; served two enlistments in the Florida State Guard; president of the Florida State Baseball League in 1947 and 1948; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and to the nine succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1949-January 3, 1969); was not a candidate for reelection in 1968 to the Ninety-first Congress; resumed the practice of law; member of the Securities and Exchange Commission 1969-1973; died December 27, 1995.

University of Florida
P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History
Gainesville, FL
Papers: 1948-1968. 92 boxes and 3 notebooks.
Papers related to congressional service. Indexed.

  • U.S. Congress. Senate. Nomination of A. Sydney Herlong. Hearing, Ninety-First Congress, First Session. . . September 18, 1969. 91st Cong., 1st sess., 1969. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1969.
  • U.S. Congress. Senate. Nominations of A. Sidney [sic] Herlong, Jr., and Ezra Solomon; Hearing, Ninety-second Congress, 1st Session, on the Nomination of Sydney Herlong, Jr., to Be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission. . . June 16, 1971. 92nd Cong., 1st sess., 1971. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1971.