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Roland Hill Hartley
Birth: Jun. 26, 1864
Canterbury
York County
New Brunswick, Canada
Death: Sep. 21, 1952
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA

Washington Governor. He moved with parents to Minnesota, in 1878 and later relocated to Page North Dakota, developed farm land and went on the graduate from the Minneapolis Academy, Minnesota. There he became active in Republican politics, was private secretary to Minnesota Governor David Clough and became an American Citizen in 1888. During Sioux uprising, he served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Minnesota National Guard and moved to Washington State, in 1902. Engaging in the timber business, he helped in the establishment of the Clark-Nickerson Saw mill, was Mayor of Everett, (1910-12) and served in the Washington State Legislature, (1915-17). During World War I, he served as a Captain in Company D, 3rd Infantry, Washington State National Guard. In 1925, he was elected as a Republican the 10th Governor of Washington, serving until 1933. During his governorship, the creation of centralized state highway department was made and new state timber laws were passed. After his term, he resumed his lumber and timber interests until his death at age 88. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Edward W. Hartley (1820 - 1879)
  Rebecca B. Whitehead Hartley (1828 - 1902)
 
 Spouse:
  Nina Clough Hartley (1869 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Wilder Wellington Hartley (1849 - 1931)*
  Benjamin Franklin Hartley (1851 - 1924)*
  Guilford Graham Hartley (1853 - 1922)*
  Stratford E. Hartley (1855 - 1857)*
  Harriet Jane Hartley (1858 - 1879)*
  Maud M. Hartley (1860 - 1866)*
  Ralph Ragland Hartley (1862 - 1872)*
  Roland Hill Hartley (1864 - 1952)
  James Rudolph Hartley (1866 - 1880)*
  Mary Elizabeth Hartley Rogers (1868 - 1957)*
  Heber Lynden Hartley (1870 - 1940)*
  Frederick C. Hartley (1873 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Evergreen Cemetery
Everett
Snohomish County
Washington, USA
Plot: Block 52, Lot 1
 
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Record added: Sep 19, 1999
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Roland Hill Hartley
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Roland Hill Hartley
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Roland Hill Hartley
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