Milton Latham

Milton Latham


Significant Facts

Born: May 23, 1827 in Columbus, Ohio
Died: March 4, 1882 in New York City, New York
Married: Sophie Birdsall on October 1, 1853 in San Francisco, CA
Political Party: Lecompton Democrat


Father: Bela Latham
Mother: Julianna Sterret
Wife: Sophie Birdsall, 2nd wife — Mary McMullen
Children: Milton Latham from second marriage

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Did You Know?

  • Latham served as Governor for only 5 days—the shortest term in office
  • Latham kept a journal of his activities every day of his term