BARTLETT, George Arthur, (1869 - 1951)


BARTLETT, George Arthur, a Representative from Nevada; born in San Francisco, Calif., November 30, 1869; moved with his parents to Eureka, Eureka County, Nev.; attended the common schools; was graduated from the law department of Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., in 1894; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced the practice of law in the courts of Nevada; district attorney of Eureka County, Nev., in 1889 and 1890; elected as a Democrat to the Sixtieth and Sixty-first Congresses (March 4, 1907-March 3, 1911); was not a candidate for renomination in 1910; resumed the practice of law in Reno, Nev.; appointed United States assistant district attorney for the district of Nevada on March 3, 1915, and served until March 30, 1918, when he resigned; appointed judge of the second judicial district court of Nevada on April 1, 1918, in which capacity he served, with the exception of about two years, until January 1931, when he resumed the private practice of law; author of several books; died in Reno, Nev., June 1, 1951; interment in Mountain View Cemetery.