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In his name

Library fan gets one in his name

Sch’dy native Latimer served as mayor of St. Paul, Minn.

Schenectady native and former St. Paul, Minn., Mayor George Latimer thanks the crowd Tuesday at a ceremony dedicating the George Latimer Central Library in St. Paul.
Schenectady native and former St. Paul, Minn., Mayor George Latimer thanks the crowd Tuesday at a ceremony dedicating the George Latimer Central Library in St. Paul.
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Libraries were a big part of George Latimer’s life growing up on Seward Place in Schenectady. “The first love I had was for libraries,” said Latimer, a Schenectady native and former mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota, honored when the St. Paul Central Library building was officially named after him in a ceremony on Tuesday. “I had two of them right in our neighborhood, and they were both wonderful places.” A 1953 graduate of Mont Pleasant ...

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