Glen C. Bartlett

Obit:Wednesday, December 2, 1964

End of the Trail

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Glen C. Bartlett, 77, manager of hotels in Alaska for many years, died in Seattle December 2. He was born in Chilliwack, B. C, and came to Alaska in February of 1910 to take charge of the Revilla Hotel in Ketchikan. When Jaeger & Erickson built the Gastineau Hotel in Juneau in 1917, he moved there as manager and held that position until 1923 when the hotel was sold. During World War I he served under Herbert Hoover as food administrator for Alaska, with jurisdiction over the use of food, including meatless and" wheatless days, for hotel, restaurants and steamships. in later years he was associated with a number of hotels in Seattle, including the Frye, Claremont, Exeter and finally the Wilsonian in the University District where he retired from active service a year ago February.

Source: Alaska Sportsman, Apr 1965

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