1849–1928

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Born: No­vem­ber 18, 1849, Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land.

Died: Au­gust 23, 1928, Ca­tons­ville, Mar­y­land.

Buried: Green­mount Ce­me­te­ry, Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land.

Biography

Carter at­tend­ed the Penn­syl­van­ia Mil­i­tary Acad­e­my, West Ches­ter, Penn­syl­van­ia, where he was a star ath­lete.

After gra­du­a­tion in 1867, he stayed there to teach chem­is­try, na­tur­al sci­enc­es, en­gin­eer­ing, and math­e­ma­tics. He moved to Ca­li­for­nia around 1873, but stayed on­ly three years.

In 1887, Carter was or­dained a Me­thod­ist min­is­ter. In 1891, he co-edited Hymns of the Chris­tian Life with Al­bert Simp­son. Ev­ent­u­al­ly, Car­ter moved from the min­is­try in­to me­di­cine, fin­ish­ing his ca­reer as a doc­tor in Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land.

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