Robert Eneas Lamberton
|115th Mayor of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania|
January 1, 1940 – August 22, 1941
|Preceded by||George Connell|
|Succeeded by||Bernard Samuel|
September 14, 1886|
|Died||August 22, 1941
He was born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and ran an unsuccessful campaign for Pennsylvania Governor in 1934. He ran successfully for Philadelphia mayor against Robert White, a Democrat, garnering 398,384 votes to White's 361,143.
Several years later, a school was named after him in Philadelphia's Overbrook Park section. The school has been called Robert E. Lamberton Public School, Lamberton Public School, Robert E. Lamberton High School, Robert E. Lamberton Eastern Early College High School, and Lamberton High School.
- Weigley, Russell F., ed. Philadelphia: A 300-Year History, New York: W. W. Norton, 1982.
- "The Great Depression," The Philadelphia Encyclopedia, Internet website , accessed September 20, 2014.
- Curtis, John Trevor, The Public Schools of Philadelphia, Philadelphia: Burk and McFetridge, 1897.
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