Former Ohio Congressman Del Latta Dies
Father of Rep. Bob Latta served 30 years in Congress
Posted May 12, 2016 at 1:48pm
Delbert L. Latta, a former member of Congress for 30 years and the father of current Ohio Rep. Bob Latta died on Thursday. He was 96.
Latta, known as Del, died of an extended illness at a nursing home in Bowling Green, Ohio.
Latta was an Ohio state senator before launching a 15-term House career that ran from 1959 to 1989.
Since 2001, Bob Latta has served the same congressional district that his father represented.
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