Member Biography

Charles Allen Parker Bartlett 

Sessions Office Position District Party
1939-1940       18 Republican
1941-1942       18 Republican
1943-1944     Senate Librarian  
1945-1946     Senate Librarian  
1947-1948     Senate Librarian  

COUNTIES: Northampton  


11/17/1880 - 03/18/1948

Major Charles Allan Parker Bartlett (R18) Northampton County 1939-1942

Early Life:

Major Charles Allan Parker Bartlett, born November 17, 1880, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts; son of Charles H. and Mary A. Hobson Bartlett; public school education; moved, Easton, Pennsylvania, secretary, treasurer, sales agent, manufacturing firms, 1904-1933; Rainbow Division, American Expeditionary Force, commanding Company A, 149th Machine Gun Battalion, WWI, 1917-1919; Pennsylvania National Guard, major, Coast Artillery, 1904-1923; president, Wilson Borough, four years; Wilson Borough Treasurer, nine years; author; elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1939-1942, elected, Pennsylvania Senate Librarian, 1943-1948; married, Mildred E. Richards; died, March 18, 1948, Harrisburg Hospital, Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania; interment, Sleepy Hollow Cemetery, Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.


Rainbow Memories.

Pennsylvania Politics: 

President, Wilson Borough, four years; Wilson Borough Treasurer, nine years.

Elected, Republican, Pennsylvania State Senate, 18th district, Northampton County, 1939-1942; chairman, Welfare Committee.

Elected, Pennsylvania Senate Librarian, February 15, 1943- March 18, 1948.


Cox, Harold. "Senate Members B"Wilkes University Election Statistics Project. Wilkes University.

The Evening News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) Friday, March 19, 1948, page 17.

Charles Allan Parker Bartlett (1880-1948) - Find a Grave Memorial