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LATTNER, Samuel. (Lattnerville, IA, Feb. 5, 1862--Dubuque, IA, July 27,1931). Lattner, son of Paul LATTNER, took a banking course from the BAYLESS BUSINESS COLLEGE in Dubuque and graduated from the State University of Iowa in law. He served as president and general counsel of the Worthington Savings Bank beginning with its founding.

Lattner served ten years as the secretary of the Dubuque Bar Association and for many years was on the board of directors of the Dubuque YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION (Y.M.C.A.) He was a member and trustee of St. Luke's Methodist Episcopal Church [later ST. LUKE'S UNITED METHODIST CHURCH and president of the Worthington Savings Bank.



Goodspeed, Weston Arthur, History of Dubuque County, Iowa. Chicago: Goodspeed Historical Association, 1911, p. 747