Julian Hartridge (September 29, 1829 – January 8, 1879) was an American politician.
Early years and educationEdit
Hartridge was born in Savannah, Georgia on September 9, 1829, where attended Chatham Academy and Montpelier Institute. Hartridge graduated from Brown University in 1848 and Harvard Law School in 1850. He was admitted to the bar in 1851 and practiced law in Savannah, Georgia. He served as the Solicitor of the Eastern District of Georgia from 1854 to 1858.
Hartridge was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives 1858 to 1859. He represented the state in the First Confederate Congress and the Second Confederate Congress. During the Civil War Hartridge served one year in the Confederate Army as a lieutenant in the Chatham Artillery. After the war he returned to politics, and was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-fourth Congress and the Forty-fifth Congress, serving from 1875 until his death in Washington, D.C. in 1879.
Death and legacyEdit
In an article printed in the New York Times, after his death, it was reported that Representative Hartridge was much admired by colleagues on both sides of the aisle. The funeral for Rep. Hartridge was attended by the President, Cabinet members, Justices of the Supreme Court and other dignitaries. Hartridge was buried in Laurel Grove Cemetery in Savannah. The French-speaking American author Julien Green was his grandson.
- "Julian Hartridge - 1829–1879". Historian of the United States House of Representatives. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
- "A Congressman's Funeral; Impressive Ceremonies in the Hall of the Representatives over the remains of the late Julian Hartridge". The New York Times. January 10, 1879. Retrieved April 6, 2019.
- "Julien Green (1900-1998)" in The New Georgia Encyclopedia
- United States Congress. "Julian Hartridge (id: H000303)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Julian Hartridge at Find a Grave
- Julian Hartridge at Political Graveyard
- "Disturbances at Hamburg, South Carolina: Speeches of Hon. Lucius Q. C. Lamar of Mississippi and Hon. Julian Hartridge of Georgia, July 18, 1876". Digital Library of Georgia. Atlanta, GA: University System of Georgia. Retrieved June 3, 2017.
- "A Congressman's Funeral; Impressive Ceremonies In The Hall Of The Representatives Over The Remains Of The Late Julian Hartridge". New York Times. New York, NY. January 10, 1879.
- United States House of Representatives (1879). Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Julian Hartridge. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 1st congressional district
March 4, 1875 – January 8, 1879
William Bennett Fleming