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  Bartlett, Edward Lewis "Bob"
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NameEdward Lewis "Bob" Bartlett
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Juneau, Alaska , United States
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Born April 20, 1904
DiedDecember 11, 1968 (64 years)
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Oct 06, 2015 02:46am
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InfoGrand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses Parade 1959.

a Delegate from the Territory of Alaska and a Senator from Alaska; born in Seattle, King County, Wash., April 20, 1904; attended the University of Washington 1922-1924, and University of Alaska 1924-1925; reporter, Fairbanks (Alaska) Daily News-Miner 1925-1933; secretary to Delegate Anthony J. Dimond of Alaska 1933-1934; gold miner in Alaska 1936-1939; chairman of the Unemployment Compensation Commission of Alaska 1937-1939; appointed secretary of Alaska by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on January 30, 1939, and served until his resignation on February 6, 1944, to become a candidate for Delegate to Congress; member of the Alaska War Council 1942-1944; elected as a Democrat, a Delegate to the Seventy-ninth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1959); was not a candidate for renomination in 1958 having become a candidate for the United States Senate; elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate on November 25, 1958, and upon the admission of Alaska as a State into the Union on January 3, 1959, drew the two-year term beginning on that day and ending January 3, 1961; reelected in 1960 and again in 1966, and served from January 3, 1959, until his death in Cleveland, Ohio, December 11, 1968; interment in Northern Lights Memorial Park, Fairbanks, Alaska.


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  11/08/1966 AK US Senate Won 75.54% (+51.08%)
  08/23/1966 AK US Senate - Open Party Primary Won 57.40% (+38.31%)
  11/08/1960 AK US Senate Won 63.42% (+26.85%)
  11/25/1958 AK US Senate Won 83.83% (+68.88%)
  08/26/1958 AK US Senate - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1956 AK Delegate Won 66.99% (+33.97%)
  11/02/1954 AK Delegate Won 73.77% (+47.53%)
  11/04/1952 AK Delegate Won 56.62% (+13.24%)
  11/07/1950 AK Delegate Won 72.56% (+45.12%)
  11/02/1948 AK Delegate Won 78.53% (+57.07%)
  11/05/1946 AK Delegate Won 70.29% (+40.58%)
  09/13/1944 AK Delegate Won 65.84% (+31.69%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Supreme Court - Associate Justice - Aug 30, 1967 D Thurgood Marshall