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LONG, Clarence Dickinson

1908–1994

Biography

LONG, Clarence Dickinson, a Representative from Maryland; born in South Bend, St. Joseph County, Ind., December 11, 1908; B.A., Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, Pa., 1932; M.A., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., 1935; Ph.D., Princeton University, Princeton, N.J., 1938; United States Navy, 1943-1946; professor; author; associate task force director, Hoover Commission, 1948; member of the Council of Economic Advisers to the President, 1953-1954 and 1956-1957; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-eighth and to the ten succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1963-January 3, 1985); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Ninety-ninth Congress in 1984; died on September 18, 1994, in Cockeysville, Md.

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External Research Collections

Johns Hopkins University
Special Collections, Milton S. Eisenhower Library

Baltimore, MD
Papers: 1961-1985, 49 record center boxes and 10 document boxes. The papers of Clarence D. Long include material from his twenty-two years as the elected Representative from the 2nd District in Maryland. In the collection are office files, speeches, press releases, issue mail, legislative files, photographs, artifacts, research materials, news clippings, correspondence, reports, and travel information. The bulk of the material represents the years 1970-1979. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

Long, Clarence D. "Long Cycles in the Building Industry. Business Public, and Residential Building in the United States Cities, 1856-1935," Ph. D. Diss., Princeton University, 1938.

___. Building Cycles and The Theory of Investment. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1940.

___. The Keynesian Economics and Its Fundamental Defect. N.p., 1949.

___. The Labor Force in War and Transition: Four Countries. New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1952.

___. The Labor Force in Wartime America. New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1944.

___. The Labor Force under Changing Income and Employment. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1958.

___. "Long Cycles in the Building Industry." Quarterly Journal of Economics 53 (May 1939): 371-403.

___. Manpower Needs and The Labor Supply. New York: American Enterprise Association, Inc., 1951.

Long, Clarence D., and Frederick C. Mills. The Statistical Agencies of the Federal Government: A Report to the Committee on Organization of the Executive Branch of the Government. New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1949.

Ralph Nader Congress Project. Citizens Look at Congress: Clarence D. Long, Democratic Representative from Maryland. Washington, D. C.: Grossman Publishers, 1972.

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