Edward Lewis Bartlett

Edward Lewis Bartlett

Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
Death 11 Dec 1968 (aged 64)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA
Memorial ID 6998295 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman, U.S. Senator. He attended the University of Washington, (1922-24), University of Alaska, (1924-25), was a reporter, Alaskan Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, (1925-33) and secretary to Delegate Anthony J. Dimond of Alaska, (1933-34). He also was chairman of the Unemployment Compensation Commission of Alaska, (1937-39), appointed secretary of Alaska by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, (1939-44) and a member of the Alaska War Council, (1942-44). In 1945, he was elected as a Democrat, a Delegate to the Seventy-ninth Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until 1959. Upon the admission of Alaska as a State into the Union, in 1959, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate, serving until his death at age 64.

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