Born: December 24, 1885, Waynesville, Missouri.
Died: January 25, 1941, Siloam Springs, Arkansas.
Buried: Oak Hill Cemetery, Siloam Springs, Arkansas.
Bartlett was the son of Hiram Fraser Bartlett and Mary Elizabeth Atwell, husband of Joan Tatum, and father of Eugene M. Bartlett, Jr.
He attended the Hall-Moody Institute, Martin, Tennessee, and William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri.
He taught singing schools throughout the American south, founded the Hartford Music Company in Hartford, Arkansas, and edited the music magazine Herald of Song.
Bartlett was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1973.
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