LATTA, Delbert Leroy, (1920 - )


LATTA, Delbert Leroy, (father of Robert E. Latta ) a Representative from Ohio; born in Weston, Wood County, Ohio, March 5, 1920; attended the public schools in North Baltimore, Ohio; graduated from McComb (Ohio) High School in 1938; attended Findley College, 1938-1940; Ohio Northern University, LL.B., 1943, and from the same university, A.B., 1945; served in the Ohio National Guard and the United States Army, Thirty-seventh Division, 1938-1941, and in the United States Marine Corps Reserve in 1942 and 1943; was admitted to the bar and commenced the practice of law in Bowling Green, Ohio, in 1944; member of the State senate 1953-1958; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1968; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-sixth and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1959-January 3, 1989); was not a candidate for renomination in 1988 to the One Hundred First Congress; is a resident of Bowling Green, Ohio.