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 Richard Bartholdt

Richard Bartholdt

Birth
Schleiz, Saale-Orla-Kreis, Thüringen, Germany
Death 19 Mar 1932 (aged 76)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 7125087 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. He immigrated to the United States in 1872 and settled in Brooklyn, New York. There he became a newspaper writer and publisher and moved to St. Louis, Missouri, in 1877. He was editor in chief of the St. Louis Tribune and served as president of the St. Louis Board of Education, (1888-92). In 1893, he was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third Congress and to the next ten succeeding Congresses, serving until 1915. After his term, he engaged in literary pursuits until his death at age 76.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 28 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7125087
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Bartholdt (2 Nov 1855–19 Mar 1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7125087, citing Concordia Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .