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Roland Hill Hartley
Best known forGovernor

Personal:
  GenderMale
  Born06/26/1864, Shogomoc, York County, New Brunswick, Canada
  ParentsEdward William Hartley, Rebecca Barker (Whitehead) Hartley
  Military ServiceHonorary Colonel, Minnesota National Guard 1897-1902 Washington National Guard during World War I. Advanced to corporal in the Third Infantry.
  EducationMinneapolis Academy
  MarriagesNina M. Clough 1888, Daughter of David M. Clough, Governor of Minnesota (1895-1899)
  ChildrenEdward W. Hartley, 1894. David M. Hartley, 1897. Mary Hartley, 1909.
  Death09/21/1952, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA
  BuriedEvergreen Cemetery, Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA

Occupations:

  • Bookeeper. Clough Brothers Lumber Co.. Later served as manager and vice president.
  • Investor/Owner. After moving to Everett in 1902, invested in the logging and lumbering operations of Hartley & Lovejoy Logging Company, the Clark-Nickerson Lumber Company, the Everett Logging Company and the Clough-Hartley Mill, and had a share in Everett City Tug Boat Company.
  • Private Secretary. Gov. David M. Clough. 1895-1899. Minnesota.
Offices:
  • Mayor . Republican. Everett, Washington. 1910 - 1911. 1 year(s).
  • State Representative. Republican, Washington. 1915 - 1916.
  • Governor. Republican, Washington. 1925 - 1933. 8 year(s). Elected as governor in 1924 and reelected in 1928. Declined to run in 1932. Ran unsuccesfully in 1936.
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