Margaret Carpenter

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Margaret Carpenter
Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 52nd district
In office
Preceded by Mary Ann Enloe
Succeeded by Ray Rapp
Personal details
Born Margaret Mary
(1950-08-03)August 3, 1950
Detroit, Michigan
Nationality American
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) C.A. Bryant, Jr. (deceased 1985); Dale Richard Carpenter
Children Heather
Residence Waynesville, North Carolina
Alma mater University of Alabama (BS 1975); University of South Alabama (MEd 1989)
Profession Teacher (Special Education)

Margaret Mary Carpenter (born (1950-08-03)August 3, 1950 in Detroit, Michigan[1]) was a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives from the fifty-second district (Madison, Haywood, Graham, Swain, and part of Jackson counties) for one term (2001–2002). Carpenter, a resident of Waynesville, North Carolina,[1] defeated Haywood County Commissioner and former Hazelwood Mayor, Mary Ann Enloe, by a narrow margin in 2000.

Carpenter was defeated by Mars Hill Mayor Ray Rapp for the newly drawn 118th district (Haywood, Madison, and Yancey counties) in 2002.

She is the daughter-in law of former State Senator Bob Carpenter of Macon County.


  1. ^ a b "Marquis Who's Who on the Web". OCLC 51327232. Retrieved 2008-05-22.