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George Latimer

George Latimer served as the mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota from 1976 until 1990.

  • Recognized for his redevelopment of St. Paul’s downtown core, during a period when St. Paul’s population was declining as residents moved to suburban areas while the city’s ethnic diversity increased
  • Served as dean of Hamline University’s law school from 1990 to 1993 and as a special adviser to Henry Cisneros, President Bill Clinton’s Housing and Urban Development secretary, from 1993 to 1995
  • Lectures on urban affairs and urban development as a visiting professor of Urban Studies and Geography at Macalester College in Saint Paul since 1996
  • Latimer was CEO of the National Equity Fund, which manages approximately 27,000 housing units in 35 cities and provides affordable housing for working people through use of the Low Income Tax Credit
  • Received degrees from Saint Michael’s College and Columbia Law School and practiced law in Saint Paul

Last updated 8/25/16