Latham (1907-1977) was a professor of political science at the University of Minnesota from 1940-1948 and Amherst from 1948-1973. He taught summers at Harvard's International Seminar, served with the U.S. Bureau of the Budget in the 1940s and early 1950s, and was a member of the Administrative Conference of the U.S. from 1961-1963. Latham was active in Democratic politics and served as an academic adviser to the 1960 Kennedy presidential campaign. He was also active in the American Political Science Association, the Social Science Research Council, and the Citizenship Clearinghouse. Latham served as a political science editor for various publishers and was author of several books on politics.
From the description of Papers, 1935-1973. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31153643