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Latham family of Greenville and Plymouth, North Carolina

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  Charles Latham (1811-1893) — of Plymouth, Washington County, N.C. Born in Beaufort, Carteret County, N.C., March 21, 1811. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1876 (member, Credentials Committee). Died in Plymouth, Washington County, N.C., May 20, 1893 (age 82 years, 60 days). Interment at Methodist Cemetery, Plymouth, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of John W. Latham (1778-1859) and Elizabeth (Stubbs) Latham (1787-1814); married, March 3, 1837, to Ann Taylor Walker (1818-1857); father of Louis Charles Latham (1840-1895); grandfather of Charles Louis Latham.
  Political family: Latham family of Greenville and Plymouth, North Carolina.
  Epitaph: "A loving Husband, an indulgent Father, a public spirited citizen and an Honest Man."
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Louis Charles Latham (1840-1895) — also known as Louis C. Latham — of Plymouth, Washington County, N.C.; Greenville, Pitt County, N.C. Born in Plymouth, Washington County, N.C., September 11, 1840. Democrat. Major in the Confederate Army during the Civil War; member of North Carolina house of commons, 1864; member of North Carolina state senate, 1870; U.S. Representative from North Carolina 1st District, 1881-83, 1887-89. Died in Johns Hopkins University Hospital, Baltimore, Md., October 16, 1895 (age 55 years, 35 days). Interment at City Cemetery, Greenville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Charles Latham (1811-1893) and Ann Taylor (Walker) Latham (1818-1857); father of Charles Louis Latham.
  Political family: Latham family of Greenville and Plymouth, North Carolina.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
Charles L. Latham Charles Louis Latham (1880-1960) — also known as Charles L. Latham — Born in Greenville, Pitt County, N.C., December 18, 1880. U.S. Consul in Cartagena, 1909-11; Punta Arenas, 1911-15; Santos, 1915; Dundee, 1915-17; Kingston, 1917-23. Died March 10, 1960 (age 79 years, 83 days). Interment at Cherry Hill Cemetery, Greenville, N.C.
  Relatives: Son of Louis Charles Latham and Lavinia Emelia (Monteiro) Latham (1858-1891); married, February 18, 1903, to Elizabeth Matthews; grandson of Charles Latham (1811-1893).
  Political family: Latham family of Greenville and Plymouth, North Carolina.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: U.S. passport application (1916)
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