Gyula Latour

1886–1961 (Age 74)

The Life of Gyula

When Gyula Latour was born on 1 May 1886, in Hungary, his father, Károly "Carl" Lator, was 28 and his mother, Flóra "Florentina" Gecselyi, was 26. He married Ida Biso on 1 April 1918, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Jonesfield Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States for about 10 years and North Star, North Star Township, Gratiot, Michigan Territory, United States in 1940. He died in 1961, at the age of 75, and was buried in North Star, Gratiot, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gyula Latour
Ida Biso
Marriage: 1 April 1918
Ida Lator
Helen Lator
Julius Jr. Lator
William Lator
Wilma E Lator

Spouse & Children

1 April 1918
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States


  • Female1919–2008Female

  • Helen Lator


  • Male1922–1991Male

  • Male1925–1981Male

  • Wilma E Lator


Parents & Siblings



World Events (8)

1889 · The first Skyscraper in Detroit

Age 3

The Hammond Building was a high-rise building completed in 1889 and was 151 feet tall. It's considered the first skyscraper in the city and was the tallest in Michigan after it was built. The Hammond Building was demolished in 1956 to make way for the National Bank of Detroit Building.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, usually a defensive fortification or watchtower, from Old French tūr; or a habitational name from various places called Latour or La Tour. This is a French Canadian secondary surname, which has also been used independently since 1705 .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Julius Lator, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Julius Lator, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Julius Lator, "United States Census, 1930"

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