William Henry Carter
|William Henry Carter|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Massachusetts's 13th district
March 4, 1915 – March 3, 1919
|Preceded by||John J. Mitchell|
|Succeeded by||Robert Luce|
|Massachusetts House of Representatives|
|Born||June 15, 1864
Needham Heights, Massachusetts
|Died||June 8, 1905
|Alma mater||Comers Commercial College|
Born at Needham Heights, Massachusetts, Carter attended public schools. He was graduated from Comers Commercial College, Boston, Massachusetts. He worked in several capacities at the knit-underwear manufacturing plant of the William Carter Co.. He served as member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives in 1906. He served as member of the Republican State committee in 1907 and 1908.
Carter was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-fourth and Sixty-fifth Congresses (March 4, 1915-March 3, 1919). He was not a candidate for reelection in 1918. He was interested in real-estate development. He was elected president of the William Carter Company in 1918 and continued manufacturing activities until his death. He died in Needham, Massachusetts, April 23, 1955. He was interred in Needham Cemetery.
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