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Charles S. Hartman

Born: Mar 1, 1861

Death: Aug 3, 1929

Birthplace: Monticello

Nationality: United States

Charles S. Hartman

Date of Birth : Mar 1, 1861
Date of Death : Aug 3, 1929
Birth Place : Monticello

Charles Sampson Hartman was a U.S. Representative from Montana. Born in Monticello, Indiana, Hartman attended the public schools and Wabash College in Crawfordsville. He moved to Bozeman, Montana, in January 1882. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1884, and began practicing in Bozeman. He was a probate judge of Gallatin County 1884-1886. He served as member of the State constitutional convention in 1889. Hartman was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses. He was reelected as a Silver Republican to the Fifty-fifth Congress and served from March 4, 1893 to March 3, 1899. He declined to be a candidate for renomination in 1898. He served as delegate to the 1896 Republican National Convention. He resumed the practice of law. He became affiliated with the Democratic Party in 1900. He served as delegate to the 1900 Democratic National Convention. He was an unsuccessful candidate for election as a Democrat in 1910 to the Sixty-second Congress. He was appointed Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Ecuador in July 1913 and served until May 14, 1922, when he returned to Bozeman.

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