Joseph D. Lohman
|60th Treasurer of Illinois|
January 12, 1959 – September 1, 1961
|Governor||William G. Stratton|
Otto Kerner Jr.
|Preceded by||Elmer J. Hoffman|
|Succeeded by||Francis S. Lorenz|
|Born||January 31, 1910|
Denver, Colorado, U.S.
|Died||April 26, 1968 (aged 58)|
Walnut Creek, California, U.S.
Joseph D. Lohman (January 31, 1910 – April 26, 1968) was an American educator and politician.
Born in Denver, Colorado, Lohman received his bachelor's degree from University of Denver and his master's degree from University of Wisconsin–Madison, and went to University of Chicago. He taught sociology at University of Chicago, American University, and University of Wisconsin–Madison. Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson appointed Lohman chairman of the Illinois Parole Board in 1949. In 1954, Lohman was elected sheriff of Cook County, Illinois as a Democrat and then in 1958, Lohman was elected Illinois Treasurer. In 1961, Lohman resigned as Illinois Treasurer and was appointed dean of the school of criminology at University of California, Berkeley. He died in Walnut Creek, California of a heart ailment at age 58.
- 'Illinois Blue Book 1959-1960,' Biographical Sketch of Joseph D. Lohman, pg. 82-83
- 'Heart Ailment Kills Lohman, 59, Ex-Sheriff-Dean of Criminology in California,' Chicago Tribune, April 27, 1968, section 1, pg. 16
- Social Justice: Editorial: Berkeley's School of Criminology, 1950-1976 (Information about Joseph D. Lohman at University of California, Berkeley)
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