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Sheriff Sam C. Long | Love County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma Love County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Sheriff

Sam C. Long

Love County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Monday, January 30, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 1/25/1928

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sheriff Sam Long was shot and killed when he interrupted a bank robbery in progress.

He was able to return fire and kill one of the suspects. He succumbed to his wounds five days later.
Sheriff Long was survived by his wife and nine children.

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In honor of Sheriff Samuel Calvin Long, many of his progeny will be gathering on May 30th 2015 at 8:00AM CST at the old Jail and museum in Marietta OK, to celebrate the memory of his life. This used to be an annual gathering of my father Ronald Long and grandfather Clarence Long's generations. It is during the towns Frontier Days celebration. All are invited. Bring photo's, stories, mementos, etc... Timothy D. Long great grandson of Sheriff Long respectfully.

Timothy David Long
Great grandson
March 22, 2015

 

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