Roger Lapham’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

December 6, 1883

Death Date

April 16, 1966

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

San Francisco, California, United States



The politician Roger Lapham died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Shipowner, businessman, and Republican politician who served as the 32nd mayor of San Francisco from 1944 to 1948. Due to the increasing of streetcar fares during his tenure he became subject to the first recall attempt in city history.

He made a small fortune in shipping, which he used it to finance a career in politics after graduating from Harvard.

He became president of the American-Hawaiian Steamship Company in 1925.

His grandson Lewis H. Lapham served as the longtime editor of Harper’s Magazine and he was the uncle of Christopher Lloyd.

Like him, Gavin Newsom ran into controversy as mayor of San Francisco.