Davis Carpenter

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Davis Carpenter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 29th district
In office
November 8, 1853 - March 3, 1855
Preceded byAzariah Boody
Succeeded byJohn Williams
Personal details
BornDecember 25, 1799
Walpole, New Hampshire, USA
DiedOctober 22, 1878(1878-10-22) (aged 78)
Brockport, New York, USA
Political partyWhig

Davis Carpenter (December 25, 1799 – October 22, 1878) was a United States Representative from New York.

Carpenter was born in Walpole, New Hampshire, on December 25, 1799, where he studied medicine. He graduated from Middlebury College, Vermont, in 1824, where he studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Brockport, New York.

Carpenter was elected as a Whig to the 33rd United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Azariah Boody and served from November 8, 1853, to March 3, 1855. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854 to the 34th United States Congress. He engaged in the practice of medicine in Brockport, New York, where he died there October 22, 1878, and is interred in High Street Cemetery.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Davis Carpenter (id: C000167)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
  • Davis Carpenter at Find a Grave
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Azariah Boody
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 29th congressional district

1853 - 1855
Succeeded by
John Williams