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Richard Bartholdt

Richard Bartholdt, German congressman. Member St. Louis School Board, 1888-1892 (president, 1891-1892); member 53d to 63d Congresses (1893-1915), 10th Missouri District.

Background

  • Bartholdt, Richard was born on November 2, 1855 in Germany. Son of Gottlob and Caroline Louise (Wagner) Bartholdt.

  • Education

    • Came to the United States in boyhood. Classical education; learned printing trade.

    Career

    • Editor-in-chief St. Louis Tribune, 1885-1892.

    Works

    • Editor-in-chief St. Louis Tribune, 1885-1892.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member St. Louis School Board, 1888-1892 (president, 1891-1892). Member 53d to 63d Congresses (1893-1915), 10th Missouri District.

    Connections

    • Married Caecilie Niedner, June 27, 1880.
    • father: Gottlob Bartholdt
    • mother: Caroline Louise (Wagner) Bartholdt
    • spouse: Caecilie Niedner
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    Born November 2, 1855
    Died March 19, 1932
    (aged 76)
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