Making Waco Men Better Since 1852

Jacob Long

Jacob Long


Mayor of Waco 1872-1874
Secretary of Waco Lodge

Jacob Long was born July 27, 1811 in North Carolina.

He was one of early Waco’s most prominent citizens serving as mayor in the early 1870s. When he died October 18, 1878, the Waco Examiner newspaper left a touching tribute.