Latimer, James Howe, 1913-2000.

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James Howe Latimer was born in Nashville, Tennessee on 17 June 1913 to Hugh Darington and Ollie Mai Howe Latimer. His grandfather was James Howard Latimer (1843-1934), who served with Company I of the 49th Georgia Infantry during the Civil War. Latimer attended the Baylor School, a military preparatory school, in Chattanooga, Tennessee and graduated from the University of Chattanooga in 1935. From 1934 to 1937, Latimer worked as a reporter and copy editor for the Chattanooga Times. In 1937, he was hired as a reporter at the Richmond Times-Dispatch. He served two years in the United States Army during World War II and after the war resumed working at the Richmond Times-Dispatch, where his principal assignment involved covering Virginia politics, state government, the governor's office, legislative sessions, and state and national political conventions.

Latimer also served as the principal Virginia correspondent for Time, Life, and Fortune magazines and contributed articles to a variety of other publications such as the New York Herald Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Sports Illustrated, the Louisville Courier-Journal, the University of Virginia News Letter, and the Commonwealth Magazine. From the mid-1970's to the late 1980's, Latimer wrote and hosted "The Living History Makers," a series of programs aired on Central Virginia Educational Television in which former governors and other politicians of Virginia reminisced about Virginia politics. In 1979, Latimer received the George Mason Award from the Richmond chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists for outstanding contributions to Virginia journalism, and was inducted into the Virginia Communications Hall of Fame in 1987. After his retirement in 1981, Latimer continued writing articles and columns on Virginia politics for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Latimer married Anna Mary McCrary (1915-1993) in 1938 and had one son, James Darington Latimer, born in 1941. He died 7 April 2000 after a brief illness.

From the description of James H. Latimer papers, 1864-2000 (bulk 1934-2000) (Library of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 62771864

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associatedWith Almond, J. Lindsay (James Lindsay), 1898-1986. person
associatedWith Alper, Jerome. person
associatedWith Arnold, Remmie L. (Remmie Leroy), 1894-1971. person
associatedWith Baliles, Gerald L. person
associatedWith Battle, William C. (William Cullen), 1920- person
associatedWith Baylor School (Chattanooga, Tenn.) corporateBody
associatedWith Blackford, Staige D. (Staige Davis), 1898-1949. person
associatedWith Boushall, Thomas C. (Thomas Callendine), 1894-1992. person
associatedWith Bradford, J. H. (John Howard), 1881-1965. person
associatedWith Bratton, Madison. person
associatedWith Bryan, D. Tennant (David Tennant), 1906-1998. person
associatedWith Bryan, J. Stewart, III. person
associatedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1887-1966. person
associatedWith Byrd, Harry Flood, 1914- person
associatedWith Byrd, Thomas T. (Thomas Thomson) person
associatedWith Carico, Melville. person
associatedWith Coleman, J. Marshall. person
associatedWith Colonial Williamsburg (Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Corcoran, Thomas G. person
associatedWith Dabney, Virginius, 1901-1995. person
associatedWith Dalton, John N. person
associatedWith Dalton, Ted, 1901-1989. person
associatedWith Darden, Colgate W. (Colgate Whitehead), 1897-1981. person
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associatedWith Duke, Paul. person
associatedWith Edwards, Horace H. (Horace Hall), 1902- person
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associatedWith Ferebee, J. Smith, 1906-1988. person
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associatedWith Friddell, Guy. person
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associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. person
associatedWith Godwin, Mills E. (Mills Edwin), 1914-1999. person
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associatedWith Guest, Raymond R. (Raymond Richard), 1939-2001. person
associatedWith Hardy, Porter, 1903-1995. person
associatedWith Harrison, Albertis S. (Albertis Sydney), 1907-1995. person
associatedWith Hill, Oliver W., 1907-2007. person
associatedWith Holton, A. Linwood (Abner Linwood), 1923- person
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associatedWith Howe family. family
associatedWith Howell, Henry E. (Henry Evans), 1920-1997. person
associatedWith Hudgins, Edward Wren, 1882-1958. person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
associatedWith Jones, Allan R. person
associatedWith Kellam, Sidney Severn, 1903- person
associatedWith Latimer, Alpheus W. person
associatedWith Latimer, Anna McCrary, 1915-1993. person
associatedWith Latimer, Dorothy. person
associatedWith Latimer family. family
associatedWith Latimer, James D., 1941- person
associatedWith Latimer, James Howard, 1843-1934. person
associatedWith Leard, John. person
associatedWith Lowance, Carter O. (Carter Olin), 1910-1989. person
associatedWith Mackenzie, Ross, 1941- person
associatedWith MacNelly, Jeff. person
associatedWith Manchester, William, 1922-2004 person
associatedWith Mays, David John, 1896-1971. person
associatedWith McCrary family. family
associatedWith McCutcheon, Andy. person
associatedWith McDowell, Charles, 1926- person
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associatedWith Miller, Andrew P. (Andrew Pickens), 1932- person
associatedWith Miller, Francis Pickens, 1895-1978. person
associatedWith Montague, Andrew Jackson, 1862-1937. person
associatedWith Moore, E. Blackburn (Edgar Blackburn), 1897-1980. person
associatedWith Murphy's Hotel (Richmond, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Muse, Benjamin. person
associatedWith Nelson, Howard. person
associatedWith Obenshain, Richard Dudley, 1935-1978. person
associatedWith Pearce, Neal R. person
associatedWith Perrow, Mosby Garland, 1909-1973. person
associatedWith Philpott, A. L. (Albert Lee), 1919-1991. person
associatedWith Powell, Lewis F., 1907-1998. person
associatedWith Quayle, Dan, 1947- person
associatedWith Rawlings, George C., 1921- person
associatedWith Republican Party (Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Reynolds, J. Sergeant, 1937-1971. person
associatedWith Richmond Newspapers, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Robb, Charles S. person
associatedWith Robertson, A. Willis (Absalom Willis), 1887-1971. person
associatedWith Rouse, Parke, 1915-1997. person
associatedWith Sabato, Larry. person
associatedWith Saunier, Paul. person
associatedWith Seibel, Fred O. (Fred Otto), 1886-1969. person
associatedWith Smith, Howard Worth, 1883-1976. person
associatedWith Spong, William B. (William Belser), 1920-1997. person
associatedWith Stephens, A. E. S. (Allie Edward Stakes), 1900-1973. person
associatedWith Sugg, Harold. person
associatedWith Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972. person
associatedWith Tucker, Samuel. person
associatedWith Tuck, William M. (William Munford), 1896-1983. person
associatedWith Tyler-McGraw, Marie. person
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associatedWith Wampler, William C. (William Creed), 1926- person
associatedWith Warner, John W., 1927- person
associatedWith Whitehead, Robert Lovingston, 1897-1960. person
associatedWith Wilder, Lawrence Douglas, 1931- person
associatedWith Wilkinson, J. Harvie, 1944- person
associatedWith Williams, E. H. (Ernest Howard) person
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Virginia
United States
Virginia--Prince Edward County
Richmond (Va.)
Subject
School integration
Prohibition
Elections--History--19th century
Elections--History--20th century
Massive resistance
Politicians
Political conventions
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Birth 1913

Death 2000

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