William Lattimore

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William Lattimore
Born February 9, 1774
Norfolk, Virginia
Died April 3, 1843 (aged 69)
Natchez, Mississippi
Occupation Politician

William Lattimore (February 9, 1774 – April 3, 1843) was Delegate to the United States House of Representatives from Mississippi Territory.

Biography[edit]

Early life[edit]

William Lattimore was born in Norfolk, Virginia on February 9, 1774. He attended the common schools, where he studied medicine.

Career[edit]

He moved to Natchez, Mississippi Territory, and practiced his profession. When the Mississippi Territory was formed in 1798, he took an active part in the organization of the government.

He was elected as a Delegate to the 8th and 9th Congresses that lasted from March 4, 1803 to March 3, 1807. He was also elected to the 13th and 14th Congresses (March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817) as well.

He was a delegate to the first State constitutional convention of Mississippi in 1817, appointed a censor of the medical profession under the constitution and code, and one of the commissioners to select the site for the seat of the new State government.

Death[edit]

He died in Natchez, Mississippi on April 3, 1843.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website http://bioguide.congress.gov.

U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Thomas M. Greene
Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi Territory's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1803 – March 3, 1807
Succeeded by
George Poindexter
Preceded by
George Poindexter
Delegate to the U.S. House of Representatives
from Mississippi Territory's at-large congressional district

March 4, 1813 – March 3, 1817
Succeeded by
Vacant