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Encyclopedia > Thomas Henry Carter

Thomas Henry Carter, a Delegate, a Representative, and a Senator from Montana; born near Portsmouth, Ohio, October 30, 1854; moved with his parents to Pana, Illinois. Carter attended the common schools in Illinois; engaged in farming, school teaching, and railroading; at the same time studied law and was admitted to the bar. In 1882, he moved from Burlington, Iowa, to Helena, Montana. In Montana he was elected as a Republican Delegate to the Fifty-first Congress and served from March 4, 1889, to November 7, 1889, when the Territory was admitted as a State into the Union; elected as its first Representative and served from November 8, 1889, to March 3, 1891; Official language(s) English Capital Helena Largest city Billings Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 4th 381,156 km² 410 km 1,015 km 1 44°26 N to 49° N 104°2 W to 116°2 W Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 44th 902,195 2. ... The Carl D. Perkins Bridge across the Ohio River at Portsmouth Portsmouth is a city located in Scioto County, Ohio, at the confluence of the Ohio and Scioto Rivers. ... Pana is a city located in Christian County, Illinois. ... U.S. 34 over the Mississippi River in Burlington. ... Motto: Nickname: Queen City Location of Helena in Lewis and Clark County, Montana Founded October 30, 1864 Incorporated County Lewis and Clark County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor James E. Smith Area  - Total  - Water 36. ...

He served as chairman, Committee on Mines and Mining (Fifty-first Congress); Carter was an unsuccessful candidate in 1890 for reelection; Commissioner of the General Land Office 1891-1892, when he was elected chairman of the Republican National Committee.

He was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1895, until March 3, 1901. As a Senator he was chairman, Committee on Relations with Canada (Fifty-fourth Congress), Committee on the Census (Fifty-fifth and Fifty-sixth Congresses); appointed by President William McKinley a member of the board of commissioners of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition and served as its president; again elected as a Republican to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1905, to March 3, 1911. He was not a candidate for reelection. He died in Washington, D.C., September 17, 1911. The name Mckinley redirects here. ...

This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... The Biographical Directory of the United States Congress is a biographical dictionary of all members of both houses of the United States Congress, past and present. ...

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THOMAS [3] CARTER (ANCELL[2], WILLIAM[1]) was born October 26, 1630 in Barford, Bedfordshire, England, and died October 22, 1700 in Lancaster Co. Va.
HENRY SKIPWITH [4] CARTER (THOMAS[3], ANCELL[2], WILLIAM[1]) was born June 07, 1676 in Lancaster Co. Va, and died October 10, 1743 in Lancaster Co. Va.
TRAVIS D [7] CARTER (HARRIS[6], JOHN[5], HENRY SKIPWITH[4], THOMAS[3], ANCELL[2], WILLIAM[1]) was born January 16, 1783 in Va, and died April 23, 1859 in Washington Co. In.
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