Earl D. Bloom

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Earl D. Bloom
Earl D. Bloom 1918.jpg
circa 1918
35th, 37th and 39th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio
In office
January 8, 1917 – January 13, 1919
Governor James M. Cox
Preceded by John H. Arnold
Succeeded by Clarence J. Brown
In office
January 8, 1923 – January 12, 1925
Governor A. Victor Donahey
Preceded by Clarence J. Brown
Succeeded by Charles H. Lewis
In office
January 10, 1927 – April 1928
Governor A. Victor Donahey
Preceded by Charles H. Lewis
Succeeded by William G. Pickrel
Personal details
Born (1871-05-29)May 29, 1871
Wood County, Ohio
Died June 8, 1930(1930-06-08) (aged 59)
Toledo, Ohio
Resting place Old Maplewood Cemetery
North Baltimore, Ohio
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Eleanor G. Lathrop
Children one
Alma mater Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law

Earl D. Bloom (May 29, 1871 – June 8, 1930)[1] was an American politician who served as the 35th, 37th and 39th Lieutenant Governor of Ohio from 1917 to 1919, 1923 to 1925, and 1927 to 1928.[2]

Bloom ran in for governor in 1928 but lost in the Democratic primary. He was a lawyer and a banker.


Earl Bloom was born in Wood County, Ohio May 29, 1871 to James L. and Lydia A. (Ackerman) Bloom. He attended public schools of Wood County, and from 1889 to 1895 Ohio Northern University College of Law, where he received an LL.B.[3]

In 1895, Bloom was admitted to the bar and was married to Eleanor G. Lathrop July 24. They had one child, Alice G. Bloom. Bloom practiced law in Bloomdale, Ohio, before moving to Bowling Green, Ohio in 1905.[3]

During World War I, Bloom was director of the Red Cross in Wood County. He was a member of F. & A.M., R. A. M., Knights Templar, Scottish Rite, 32nd Degree, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, B.P.O.E., and the Wood County Bar Association.[3]

Bloom died in Toledo, and is buried in Old Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore, Ohio.[1]


  1. ^ a b Earl D. Bloom at Find a Grave
  2. ^ "Lieutenant Governors Of The State Of Ohio: 1852 - Present". Ohio Secretary of State. Retrieved 2012-01-24. 
  3. ^ a b c Neff, William B, ed. (1921). Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio History and Biography. Cleveland: The Historical Publishing Company. p. 296.