Franklin B. Carpenter

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Franklin B. Carpenter
2nd Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey
In office
April 1857 – April 1858
Preceded by Cornelius V. Clickener
Succeeded by George W. Morton
4th Mayor of Hoboken
In office
April 1859 – April 1860
Preceded by George W. Morton
Succeeded by John R. Johnston
Personal details
Born February 8, 1818
New York
Died April 17, 1863(1863-04-17) (aged 45)
Paris, France
Residence Hoboken, New Jersey

Franklin B. Carpenter (February 8, 1818 – April 17, 1863) was an American lumber merchant and politician who served in the New York State Assembly in 1845 representing Otsego County as well as served for two non-consecutive terms as the second and fourth Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey from 1857 to 1858 and 1859 to 1860, and for one term in the New Jersey General Assembly in 1861.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Carpenter was born in New York on February 8, 1818 to Joseph Carpenter and Hannah Olmstead. He served in the New York State Assembly from Otsego County in the 68th New York State Legislature in 1845. He served non-consecutive terms as the second and fourth Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey from 1857 to 1858 and 1859 to 1860, and one term in the New Jersey General Assembly in 1861.[1] He died on April 17, 1863 in Paris, France.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Winfield, Charles (1874). History of the County of Hudson, New Jersey: from its earliest settlement to the present time. New York, NY: Kennard & Hay Stationery M'fg and Print. Co. p. 319. 
  2. ^ Ward, George Kemp (1912). Genealogy of the Olmsted family in America: embracing the descendants of James and Richard Olmsted and covering a period of nearly three centuries, 1632-1912. A.T. De La Mare Print. and Pub. Co. p. 58. 
  3. ^ Fitzgerald, Thomas F. (1892). Manual of the Legislature of New Jersey. p. 97. 
  4. ^ "Died". New York Times. July 10, 1863. Retrieved 2015-02-19. In Paris, Franklin B. Carpenter. The members of Hoboken Lodge. No. 35. F. and A.M., are requested to meet at their Lodge Rooms this A M., at 11 1/2 o'clock. By order of F. Bootes, W.M.