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Edwin Frank Tuttle

National Progressive Party founder.

Edwin Frank Tuttle, American National Progressive Party founder. member Progressive National Committee from Rhode Island, 1912-1916; Mason.

Background

Tuttle, Edwin Frank was born on May 16, 1875 in Dedham, Massachusetts, United States. Son of David Levi and Mary R. (Gilbert) Tuttle.

Education

Graduate Uxbridge (Massachusetts) High School, 1894.

Career

One of founders of National Progressive Party, 1912. Delegate Progressive National Convention, 1912, 1916. Member Progressive National Committee from Rhode Island, 1912-1916.

Chairman Rhode Island Progressive Executive Committee and State Central Committee, 1912. Progressive candidate for Congress, 3d Rhode Island District, 1912, 1914. Stumped Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York, campaign of 1912, for Roosevelt.

Stumped Maine, New York and Pennsylvania for Wilson, 1916. Stumped N.H., Massachusetts and Rhode Island for Cox, 1920, also Massachusetts and Rhode Island for League of Nations. Democratic nominee for general treasurer of Rhode Island, 1916, declined.

Civilian representative Salvation Army since 1921.

Works

  • Author: The Bee in Ancient History. The Mission of the Salvation Army.

Membership

Member Progressive National Committee from Rhode Island, 1912-1916.

Connections

Married Colletta Alice Parker, of Melrose, Massachusetts, July 27, 1898.

father:
David Levi Tuttle

mother:
Mary R. (Gilbert) Tuttle

spouse:
Colletta Alice Parker