|Best known for||Governor|
| Born||06/26/1864, Shogomoc, York County, New Brunswick, Canada|
| Parents||Edward William Hartley, Rebecca Barker (Whitehead) Hartley|
| Military Service||Honorary Colonel, Minnesota National Guard 1897-1902
Washington National Guard during World War I. Advanced to corporal in the Third Infantry.|
| Education||Minneapolis Academy|
| Marriages||Nina M. Clough 1888, Daughter of David M. Clough, Governor of Minnesota (1895-1899)|
| Children||Edward W. Hartley, 1894. David M. Hartley, 1897. Mary Hartley, 1909. |
| Death||09/21/1952, Seattle, King County, Washington, USA|
| Buried||Evergreen Cemetery, Everett, Snohomish County, Washington, USA|
- Bookeeper. Clough Brothers Lumber Co.. Later served as manager and vice president.
- Investor/Owner. After moving to Everett in 1902, invested in the logging and lumbering operations of Hartley & Lovejoy Logging Company, the Clark-Nickerson Lumber Company, the Everett Logging Company and the Clough-Hartley Mill, and had a share in Everett City Tug Boat Company.
- Private Secretary. Gov. David M. Clough. 1895-1899. Minnesota.
- Mayor . Republican. Everett, Washington. 1910 - 1911. 1 year(s).
- State Representative. Republican, Washington. 1915 - 1916.
- Governor. Republican, Washington. 1925 - 1933. 8 year(s). Elected as governor in 1924 and reelected in 1928. Declined to run in 1932. Ran unsuccesfully in 1936.