Albert E. Carter

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Albert Carter

Albert Edward Carter (July 5, 1881 – August 8, 1964) was a United States Representative from California. He was born in Lemoncove, near Visalia, Tulare County, California. He attended the public schools was graduated from San Jose State Normal School in 1903, which is now San Jose State University. He taught school six years and then was graduated from the law department of the University of California, Berkeley in 1913. He was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced practice in Oakland, California.

Carter was a representative of the United States War Department Commission on Training Camps from 1917 to 1919. He was an attorney for the California State Board of Pharmacy in 1920 and 1921 and commissioner of public works of Oakland 1921-1925 and in 1923 initiated the plan for a comprehensive development of the harbor on the east side of San Francisco Bay. He was the president of the Pacific Coast Association of Port Authorities. He was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-ninth and to the nine succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1925 – January 3, 1945). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1944 to the Seventy-ninth Congress. He resumed the practice of law in California and Washington, D.C. and died in Oakland, California in 1964. He was buried in Home of Peace Cemetery, Porterville, California.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
James H. MacLafferty
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from California's 6th congressional district

1925–1945
Succeeded by
George P. Miller