David Bartlett

David Bartlett was born at Lemorna, Maine on October 23, 1855. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1876 and of the Law School there. He was admitted to practice in 1897, went to Colorado in 1880 and came to Cooperstown in 1883. Here he entered a partnership with Julius Stevens in law and real estate. He returned to Colorado for a time, but came back to Cooperstown in 1887, and here made his home.

Mr. Bartlett was president of the first baseball club in 1883, and a member of the first commercial club in 1888.

In state affairs Mr. Bartlett was a member of the North Dakota Constitutional Convention in 1889.  He was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1900, 1902 and 1904. He was a member of the North Dakota Commission of the Pan-American Exposition at Buffalo in 1901, and of the Exposition at St. Louis in 1903.

Mr. Bartlett married Ella Trundy of Searsport, Maine on February 5, 1894. She was a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music.

Mr. Bartlett died October 16, 1913 at Newton, Mass. following a stroke in 1912.

Mrs. Bartlett died in 1935 in Massachusetts. There were no children.

Source:  Cooperstown Diamond Jubilee 1882-1957 Page 42

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