1839–1915

Introduction

Born: March 24, 1839, Haw Patch (near Ed­en), In­di­a­na.

Died: De­cem­ber 21, 1915, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa.

Buried: Gut­ten­berg Ce­me­te­ry, Gut­ten­berg, Io­wa.

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Biography

Boyhood friend of Will­iam A. Og­den, Lat­ta taught for a time in the pub­lic schools of Coles­burg, Io­wa.

Works

He wrote ov­er 1,600 songs and hymns in his life­time. His works in­clude:

Sources

Lyrics