Andrew H. Longino
|Andrew H. Longino|
|35th Governor of Mississippi|
January 16, 1900 – January 19, 1904
|Lieutenant||James T. Harrison|
|Preceded by||Anselm J. McLaurin|
|Succeeded by||James K. Vardaman|
May 16, 1854|
Lawrence County, Mississippi
|Died||February 24, 1942
Andrew Houston Longino (May 16, 1854 – February 24, 1942) was a Mississippi politician who served as a Democrat in the State Senate (1880–1884), the U.S. District Attorney's (1888–1890), and Governor's offices (1900–1904).
During his term as Governor, Longino began a campaign to attract new industry to the state and supervised the design and building of a new state capitol still in use today. Also of note, the Mississippi Department of Archives and History was created and a new penitentiary at Parchman Farm was constructed during his administration.
- Sansing, David G. (January 2004). "Andrew Houston Longino Thirty-fifth Governor of Mississippi: 1900-1904". Mississippi History Now.
- Brinkley, Douglas (2001-05-05). "The Great Bear Hunt". National Geographic News.
Anselm J. McLaurin
|Governor of Mississippi
James K. Vardaman
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