Currently alive, at 77 years of age.
1939 – James Karl Bartleman was born 24th of December in Orillia, Ontario Canada.
1963 – Earned a B.A. (Hon) in History from the University of Western Ontario.
1981-1983 – He served as Canadian ambassador to Cuba.
1986-1990 – Appointed as Canadian ambassador to Israel.
1990-1994 – James Karl Bartleman was the Canadian ambassador to NATO.
1998-1999 – Bartleman served as Canadian high commissioner to South Africa.
1992-2000 – He became the Canadian high commissioner to Australia.
2000-2002 – Bartleman was appointed as Canadian ambassador to European Union.
2002 – James Karl Bartleman was the 27th Lieutenant-Governor of Ontario.