William Carter (Wisconsin politician)

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William Carter was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.


Carter was born William Edward Carter in Piecombe, Sussex, England on November 17, 1833. He moved to Lancaster, Wisconsin in 1850 with his parents and to Platteville, Wisconsin in 1861. He was admitted to the Wisconsin bar and practiced law in Platteville, Wisconsin. In 1895, he moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he practiced law.[1] Carter died on August 15, 1905, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[2]


Carter was a member of the Assembly from 1877 to 1879. He was a Republican.


  1. ^ "Carter, William Edward 1833 - 1905". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2013-10-05. 
  2. ^ 'Proceedings of the State Bar Association of Wisconsin 1907,' Wisconsin Bar Association: 1907, Biographical Sketch of William E. Carter, pg. 261-262