Ben F. Long III has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry

Ben F. Long III has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who’s Who Biographical Registry

    PARSONS, WV, May 24, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ben F. Long III has been inducted into Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Leading a long and successful career as the owner of a century-old family business, Mr. Long attributes his longevity in the workplace to his hard work and perseverance. Credited with overseeing all operations of B.F. Long & Co. in Parsons, West Virginia, for more than 45 years, his company has been recognized as one of the most reputable gun shops in the area. Registered with the ATF as a federal firearms licensee and licensed by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, Mr. Long and his team provide unmatched products, services, and expertise.

Established in 1922 by his grandfather, Mr. Long inherited B.F. Long & Co. from his father when he retired. Specializing in selling rifles and handguns, he also notably sells various other goods ranging from fishing equipment and pocketknives to everyday household items.

Apart from running the business, Mr. Long spent over 15 years in the automotive industry as a salesman for Chevrolet. Looking toward the future, he aims to prepare his son to eventually take over the company and keep the family legacy alive.

After high school, Mr. Long studied to become an automotive and diesel mechanic at a local trade school. He also honorably served his country in the U.S. Air Force for four years.

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