About Franklin Bartlett
Franklin Bartlett (September 10, 1847 – April 23, 1909) was a U.S. Representative from New York.
Bartlett was born in Uxbridge in Worcester County, Massachusetts, and graduated from the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute in 1865 and from Harvard University in 1869. He attended Columbia College Law School in 1869. He was admitted to the bar in 1870. He attended Exeter College (Oxford University, England) in 1870 and 1871. He then concluded the course at Columbia College Law School in 1873. 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 at Chicago in 1892.
Bartlett was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses (March 4, 1893 - March 3, 1897). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1896. He served as colonel of volunteers in the war with Spain in 1898.
Bartlett died in New York City on April 23, 1909 and was interred in Greenwood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York.
His brother was Chief Judge Willard Bartlett.