Jonkman, Bartel J. (Bartel John), 1884-1955

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Bartel J. Jonkman was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School in 1914 and immediately began the practice of law in his Grand Rapids. He was assistant prosecuting attorney of Kent County, Michigan, 1915-1920, and prosecuting attorney, 1929-1936. In February 1940, Jonkman was elected as a Republican to fill out the term of U.S. Congressman Carl E. Mapes. He was elected in his own right that same year and then re-elected three times, serving until January 1949. He then resumed the practice of law in Grand Rapids. He died June 13, 1955.

From the guide to the Bartel J. Jonkman papers, 1908-1952, (Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan)

Kent County, Michigan, prosecuting attorney, 1928-1936, and Republican U.S. Congressman from Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1940-1948.

From the description of Bartel J. Jonkman papers, 1908-1952. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34418427

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creatorOf Jonkman, Bartel J. (Bartel John), 1884-1955. Bartel J. Jonkman papers, 1908-1952. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn John R. Dethmers papers, 1923-1970 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Dethmers, John R., 1903-1971. John R. Dethmers papers, 1928-1970. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Bartel J. Jonkman papers, 1908-1952 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Alumni Association (University of Michigan), Individual Photographs, ca. 1880-ca. 1960s Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Norris Family Papers, 1815-1960 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf Taggart family. Taggart family papers, 1860-1960. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Almon Watson McCall papers, 1924-1970 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
referencedIn Howard Cyrus Lawrence Papers, 1916-1966 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf McCall, Almon Watson, 1905-1970. Almon W. McCall papers, 1924-1970. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
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associatedWith Dethmers, John R., 1903-1971. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Howard Cyrus, 1890-1961 person
associatedWith McCall, Almon Watson, 1905-1970. person
associatedWith Norris Family. family
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associatedWith Taggart family. family
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Grand Rapids (Mich.)
Kent County (Mich.).
Grand Rapids (Mich.).
Kent County (Mich.)
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Birth 1884-04-28

Death 1955-06-13

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