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Milton Slocum Latham

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Milton Slocum Latham, American senator. member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from California, 33d Congress, 1853-1855; member United States Senate from California, 1860-1863.

Background

Latham, Milton Slocum was born on May 23, 1827 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of Bela and Juliana (Sterritt) Latham.

Education

Graduate Jefferson College, O., 1845.

Career

Bar, 1848; clerk Recorder’s Court, San Francisco, 1850. District attorney Sacramento County (California), 1851. Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from California, 33d Congress, 1853-1855.

Collector Port of San Francisco, 1855-1857. Governor California, January 9-14, 1860. Member United States Senate from California, 1860-1863.

Manager San Francisco office London & San Francisco Bank, 1865-1872. President New York Mining and Stock Exchange, New York City, 1880-1882.

Membership

Member United States House of Representatives (Democrat) from California, 33d Congress, 1853-1855. Member United States Senate from California, 1860-1863.

Connections

Married Sophie Birsall, 1853. Married second, Mary McMullin, 1870.

father:
Bela Latham

mother:
Juliana (Sterritt) Latham

spouses:
Sophie Birsall

Mary McMullin