LATCH, Edward G.

1901–1993

Biography

LATCH, Edward G., a House Chaplain; born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., January 14, 1901; A.B., Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa., 1921; B.D., Drew Theological Seminary, Madison, N.J., 1924; attended Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill.; attended American University, Washington, D.C.; ordained a Methodist minister in 1924; minister; appointed Chaplain of the United States House of Representatives for the Eighty-ninth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Reverend Bernard Braskamp, and elected for the six succeeding Congresses (March 14, 1966–October 15, 1978); died April 9, 1993, in Gaithersburg, Md.

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Bibliography / Further Reading

Prayers Offered by the Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives Rev. Edward Gardiner Latch, at the Opening of the Daily Sessions of the U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses, 1975–1978 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1979).

Prayers Offered by the Chaplain of the U.S. House of Representatives Rev. Edward Gardiner Latch, at the Opening of the Daily Sessions of the U.S. House of Representatives, Ninety-second and Ninety-third Congresses, 1971–1974 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1975).

Prayers Offered by the Chaplain Rev. Edward Gardiner Latch, D.D., L.H.D., at the Opening of the Daily Sessions of the U.S. House of Representatives, Eighty-ninth, Ninetieth, and Ninety-first Congresses, 1966–1971 (Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1971).

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Denomination

Methodist

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