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April 21, 1948: Annie Latham Bartlett died in Buckhannon

Artist Annie Virginia Latham Bartlett (December 6, 1865-April 21, 1948) was born in Grafton, the daughter of Gen. George R. Latham and Caroline A. Thayer Latham. At the time of Annie’s birth, her father was serving in the U.S. House of Representatives. He was among the first West Virginians to serve in Congress, which he left after a single term to become U.S. consul to Australia.

Annie Latham married Leonidas Bartlett in 188...

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