Schlatter, the popular mayor of Calexico, has been a resident of the Imperial
Valley during the past twenty-eight years and has been very active as a
contractor in ditching and plowing work in this part of the state as well as in
Schlatter acquired a grammar and high school education in his youth and
subsequently was associated with his father in the threshing machine work in
In 1912 Mr.
Schlatter was united in marriage to Miss H. J. Stants, of
Republican Party finds in Mr. Schlatter one of its active supporters and
enthusiastic workers. He became mayor of
Calexico in April, 1932, and has since given to the city a progressive and
businesslike administration characterized by various measures of reform and
improvement. Fraternally he is
affiliated with the following Masonic bodies:
Calexico Lodge, No. 412, F. & A. M.; El Centro Chapter, No. 109, R.
A. M., Imperial Valley Commandery, No. 54, K. T.; and Al Bahr Temple, a. A. O.
N. M. S., of
Transcribed By: Michele Y. Larsen on July 22, 2012.
Source: California of the South Vol. V, by John Steven McGroarty, Pages 219-220, Clarke Publ., Chicago, Los Angeles, Indianapolis. 1933.
© 2012 Michele Y. Larsen.