Biographical Index of Notable People from the State Of NY. BARTLETT, D. D. , Rev. Murray He was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, March 29, 1871, son of Stanley and Lida Carolina (Simpson) Bartlett, and descended from an old New England family founded in America by Robert Bartlett, who arrived in this country from England in the good ship "Ann" in 1620. His mother's family was of Scotch origin. Murray Bartlett was liberally educated at Riverview Academy at Poughkeepsie, at Harvard University, which bestowed on him the degree of Bachelor of Arts in 1892 and Master of Arts in 1893, and where his scholarly attainments were such as to win for him membership in the Phi Beta Kappa Society. He then took a course in divinity at the General Theological Seminary, completing it in 1896, and began to serve as curate of Grace Church, of the Episcopal faith, in New York City. Keenly interested in education, he was appointed to the Board of Regents of the Philippines in 1910 and as president began the organization of a junior college, the University of the Philippines. In five years' time he organized seven schools and colleges, serving 1,200 students. He founded the Graduate School of Tropical Medicine and Public Health, of which he became president emeritus in 1915. Active in local affairs, he served as chaplain of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, of which he is a member, as well as of the Free and Accepted Masons and the American Legion. The University of Rochester in 1908 conferred on him the honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity, action which was repeated in 1922 by Trinity College. On April 15,1903, Dr. Murray Bartlett married Blanchard Howard, of Buffalo, and they are the parents of a child, Blanchard Bartlett, student of languages in Europe. I am not related & have no other info.