Franklin Bartlett

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Franklin Bartlett
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 7th district
In office
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
Preceded byEdward J. Dunphy
Succeeded byJohn H. G. Vehslage
Personal details
BornSeptember 10, 1847 (1847-09-10)
Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts
DiedApril 23, 1909 (1909-04-24) (aged 61)
Manhattan, New York County, New York
Citizenship United States
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Bertha King Post Bartlett
ChildrenBertha King Bartlett
Alma materBrooklyn Polytechnic Institute

Harvard University Columbia College Law School

Oxford University, England
ProfessionAttorney politician
Military service
AllegianceUnited States United States of America
Battles/warsSpanish–American War

Franklin Bartlett (September 10, 1847 – April 23, 1909) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York.


Bartlett was born in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, the son of William Osborne and Agnes Fredericka Herreshoff Willard Bartlett. He graduated from the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, Harvard University, and Columbia College Law School. He also attended Exeter College (Oxford University, England). He was a member of Delta Kappa Epsilon. He married Bertha King Post on June 4, 1872, and they had one daughter Bertha King Bartlett.


Bartlett served as a member of the constitutional commission of the State of New York in 1890. He served as delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1892.

Bartlett was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses, and served from March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1897.[1] He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896 to the fifty-fifth Congress.

During the war with Spain in 1898, Bartlett served as colonel of volunteers. He was a member of the Sons of the Revolution and the Society of Colonial Wars.


Bartlett died of a kidney disorder in Manhattan, New York County, New York, on April 23, 1909. He is interred at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. His brother was Chief Judge Willard Bartlett.[2]


  1. ^ "Franklin Bartlett". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Franklin Bartlett". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 24 July 2013.

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U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Edward J. Dunphy
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 7th congressional district

Succeeded by
John H. G. Vehslage

 This article incorporates public domain material from the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress website