- Born January 7, 1892 in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota.
- Parents were EDWARD AUGUSTUS TUPPER and CARRIE AMELIA HARTWELL.
- Graduated from the University of Minnesota in 1916 with a B.S. in engineering.
- Married BURNETTA ELIZABETH BURNHART on December 6, 1916. She was born December 6, 1895 in St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota. Her parents were BENDIX BURNHART and ELIZABETH ORDANIA JOHANSEN.
- Occupation - Refrigeration Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- Died May 16, 1945.
- The Hartwells of America..., by Lyman Willard Densmore, Hartwell & Lorenzen, Saginaw MI, 1956. Page 153