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Roger Lapham

Shipowner, businessman, and Republican politician who all served seeing that the 32nd mayor of SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA from 1944 to 1948. Because of the raising of streetcar fares during his tenure he became at the mercy of the initial recall attempt in town history. He produced thousands in shipping and delivery, which he utilized it to fund a profession in politics after graduating from Harvard. He became leader from the American-Hawaiian Steamship Firm in 1925. His grandson Lewis H. Lapham offered as the longtime editor of Harper’s Newspaper and he was the uncle of Christopher Lloyd. Like him, Gavin Newsom went into controversy as mayor of SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA.

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