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Edward Lewis Bartlett

  • Birth 20 Apr 1904 Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  • Death 11 Dec 1968 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA
  • Memorial ID 6998295

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.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 6998295
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Lewis Bartlett (20 Apr 1904–11 Dec 1968), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6998295, citing Northern Lights Memorial Cemetery, Fairbanks, Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .