Bartel John Jonkman

Bartel John Jonkman

Birth
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Death 13 Jun 1955 (aged 71)
Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Burial Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA
Plot Section 6, Lot 336, Grave 6
Memorial ID 17242402 · View Source
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US Congressman. He studied law at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and was a Kent County prosecutor for over 20 years. Jonkman was elected as a Republican to the US House of Representatives in 1940, filling the vacancy left by the death of Carl E. Mapes, and went on to serve four full terms in Congress. He was defeated in the 1948 Republican primary by Gerald Ford, and returned to law practice.

Bio by: Seth Musselman



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  • Originally Created by: Seth Musselman
  • Added: 1 Jan 2007
  • Find a Grave Memorial 17242402
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Bartel John Jonkman (28 Apr 1884–13 Jun 1955), Find a Grave Memorial no. 17242402, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .