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M Latham







6th Governor of California
Political Party Democratic
Term January 9, 1860 - January 14, 1860  (32)
Lieutenant Governor John G. Downey
Predecessor John B. Weller
Successor John G. Downey


Full Name Milton Slocum Latham
Birth

May 23, 1827

Columbus, Ohio

Father Bela Latham  (1794-1858)
Mother Julia Sterritt  (1802-1838)
Brothers

William Arthur Latham  (1824-1859)

James Hoge Latham  (1830-1876)

Theodore Latham  (1833-1833)

Allen Latham  (1841-1912, Paternal Half-Brother)

Edward Hempstead Latham  (1842-1928, Paternal Half-Brother)

Frank Bela Latham  (1847-1911, Paternal Half-Brother)

Sisters

Mary Latham McKee  (1822-1864)

Julia Latham  (1840-1840, Paternal Half-Sister)

Alma Mater Jefferson College  (1845)
Occupation

President of the New York Stock and Mining Exchange  (1879-1882)

Chief of the San Franciso Branch of London and San Francisco Bank Limited  (1863-1879)

U.S. Senator from California  (1860-1863)

U.S. Customs Collector for the Port of San Francisco, California  (1856-1857)

Representative from California's At-large District  (1853-1855)

District Attorney of Sacramento, California  (1851-1852)

Recording Clerk for San Francisco County, California  (1850-1851)

Circuit Court Clerk for Russell County, Alabama  (1848-1850)

Lawyer

Teacher

Death

March 4, 1882

New York City, New York

(54 years)


Marriages
Sophie Birdsall  (1835-1867)

Married 1858

Widowed 1867

(9 years)

Mary McMullen  (1847-1939)

Married 1870

(12 years)


Children
James Sterritt Latham

Born 1860

Died 1880

(20 years)

Milton Slocum Latham Jr.

Born 1872

Died 1882

(10 years)

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