Louie Long

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Louie Long

Name: Louie Long
Died: 1911-06-18
Hometown: Spokane, Washington, USA
Boxing Record: click

Division: Featherweight
Trainer: Mike Lynch
Manager: Biddy Bishop

Louie Long was a popular boxer in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States during the early 20th Century.

On June 18, 1911, near Opal City, Oregon, Long was involved in an automobile chase with a Mr. Riley. At one point Long stopped to fix a tire. Riley came upon him and shot Long twice in the back, and when Long attempted to protect himself, shot him another time. Long died. Riley was sentenced to 10 years prison for manslaughter. Tacoma Daily News