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Thomas Erwin Latimer

lawyer , mayor

Thomas E. Latimer (1879–1937) was an American lawyer who served as the Minnesota Farmer-Labor Party mayor of Minneapolis, Minnesota from 1935 to 1937. His mayoral term coincided with a period of labor unrest in the city.

Background

Latimer, Thomas Erwin was born on April 6, 1879 in Hilliards, Ohio, United States. Son of Ezekiel and Anna (Van Schoick) Latimer.

Education

Student Ohio State University, 1899-1900. Bachelor of Arts, University of Washington, 1908. Master of Arts, University of Illinois, 1909.

Bachelor of Laws, University of Minnesota, 1914.

Career

mayor of Minneapolis, 1935—; dir. Triangle Development Co. Mem. Farmer-Labor Party. Methodist. Mason, Odd Fellow, K.P., Eagle. Home: Minneapolis, Minn

Religion

Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, the power of evil in the world is broken.

Views

Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.

Quotations: "The Law is reason without passion" Aristotel

Membership

Member Farmer-Labor Party. Mason, Odd.

Interests

  • Philosophers & Thinkers

    Aristotel

  • Politicians

    John F.Kennedy

  • Sport & Clubs

    Football

  • Music & Bands

    rock-and -roll

Connections

Married Mae Helser, September 1904 (divorced).; married second, Elsie Henry, August 10, 1910 (died 1932).

mother:
Anna (Van Schoick) Latimer - United States

spouse:
Mae Helser

Politics

Social norms that assume different standards for women than for men in marriage are outdated and should be rejected. Laws in civil society should define marriage as the union of one man and one woman.