Perrin H. Long Jr., one of the nation?s best-known brokerage analysts, died here last week at age 70. He had suffered a stroke a month before, his wife said. Since 1976, Mr. Long had run his own firm, Perrin Long Inc., in Darien, Conn., and had acted as a consultant for several institutions, including First of Michigan and Brown Brothers Harriman. He had also worked with Lipper Analytical Services for nearly 17 years, said A. Michael Lipper.

"Perrin was an original," said Mr. Lipper. "He had definite views based on the world that he entered the brokerage business in," Mr. Lipper said.

Mr. Long started in the brokerage business in the 1950s as a margin clerk at H.C. Wainwright, where he later rose to partner.

He is survived by his wife, Margro Reppert Long; two children, and two grandchildren.

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