William Blount Carter

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William Blount Carter
United States Representative
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 1st district
In office
March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1841
Personal details
Born October 22, 1792
Elizabethton, Tennessee
Died April 17, 1848
Elizabethton, Tennessee
Political party Anti-Jacksonian

Whig

Profession soldier

politician

William Blount Carter was an American politician who represented Tennessee's first district in the United States House of Representatives.

Biography[edit]

Carter was born in Elizabethton, Tennessee on October 22, 1792. He attended the public schools and served as a colonel in the United States Army during the War of 1812.

Career[edit]

Carter served as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives and he served in the Tennessee Senate. He was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1834 and served as its presiding officer.[1]

Carter was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth United States Congress and as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses. He served as a U.S. Representative from March 4, 1835 to March 3, 1841.[2]

Death[edit]

Carter died in Elizabethton, Tennessee on April 17, 1848 (age 55 years, 178 days). He is interred at the Carter Cemetery at Elizabethton.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "William Blount Carter". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "William Blount Carter". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "William Blount Carter". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 1 March 2013. 

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