Claude J. Bartlett. - One of the prominent figures in professional circles in Franklin County is Claude J. Bartlett,
Columbus, who as a successful lawyer of the day, holds leading rank in his chosen field of advance. He was born
on a farm near Albany, Indiana, September 14, 1891, the son of Eli T. and Ora (Jackson) Bartlett.
Mr. Bartlett received his early schooling in a one room brick school house in Delaware Township, Delaware County,
Indiana. At the age of sixteen years he enlisted in the U. S. Navy, doing service on the eastern coast, and he
was honorably discharged. He then attended Central High School, Pueblo, Colorado, for one year and subsequently
entered Ohio Wesleyan University, at Delaware, Ohio. He entered the Law School of Ohio State University in 1916,
but two years later enlisted for service in the World War and was honorably discharged at the close of the war
as a first sergeant. Mr. Bartlett received the degree of LL. B. in 1920 and was admitted to practice before the
Ohio bar in the same year. He is a member of the law firm of Butler, Carlile and Bartlett, with offices at 8 East
Broad Street. Mr. Bartlett has had a notable success in handling corporation cases and trust matters, besides a
broad general practice. He served as special assistant to the attorney general of the United States under the administrations
of Attorneys General Stone and Sargent.
Mr. Bartlett was married February 13, 1926, to Miss Cecil Jane Richmond, of Dayton, Ohio. She is a graduate of
Ohio State University and is interested in writing. To Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett, one son has been born, Richmond J.
Mr. Bartlett is identified with the Franklin County Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and is president
of the Worthington Chamber of Commerce. He is a member of Delta Sigma Rho, honorary debating fraternity, Order
of Coif, honorary legal fraternity, and Phi Delta Phi legal fraternity. He is also a member of the Benevolent and
Protective Order of Elks, American Legion, and Athletic Club of Columbus. He is also a member of New England Lodge,
No. 4, F. and A. M. of Worthington.
Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett live at Worthington.
History of Franklin County, Ohio
Historical Publishing Company
Topeka - Indianapolis 1930
Franklin County, OH
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