A. Miles Pratt

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A. Miles Pratt
Acting Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana
In office
June 30, 1936 – July 15, 1936
Preceded by T. Semmes Walmsley
Succeeded by Fred A. Earhart (acting)
Personal details
Born (1885-01-04)January 4, 1885
Died June 11, 1969(1969-06-11) (aged 84)
New Orleans, Louisiana

Albert Miles Pratt (January 4, 1885 – June 11, 1969) was briefly acting mayor of New Orleans, USA, from June 30 to July 15, 1936. He was New Orleans’s Commissioner of Public Finance for two terms in the 1920s and 1930s. In 1936 he was appointed collector of customs for the Port of New Orleans. Along with Fred A. Earhart and Jesse S. Cave, Pratt was one of three acting mayors who served in the summer of 1936 between the resignation of Mayor T. Semmes Walmsley and the accession of Robert Maestri. He died in 1969.[1]


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  • Gill, Donald A. Stories Behind New Orleans Street Names. Bonus Books, 1992.
Preceded by
T. Semmes Walmsley
Mayor of
New Orleans

Succeeded by
Fred A. Earhart

(acting mayor)