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Calvin Holmes Carter (May 19, 1829 – September 18, 1887) was an American politician. Carter, son of Preserve W. and Ruth (Holmes) Carter, was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, May 19, 1829. He entered Yale College in 1846, but left the class at the end of the Sophomore year, and joined the next class a year later. After graduation in 1851 he spent a year in the Yale Law School, and was then for some months in the office of the Hon. Increase Sumner, of Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in March, 1853, and began practice in his native place in July, 1854. In 1861 he was appointed postmaster, and after this, although transacting some legal business, he was not actively engaged in his profession. In 1863 he resigned the postmastership, to become the manage

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  • Calvin Holmes Carter (May 19, 1829 – September 18, 1887) was an American politician. Carter, son of Preserve W. and Ruth (Holmes) Carter, was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, May 19, 1829. He entered Yale College in 1846, but left the class at the end of the Sophomore year, and joined the next class a year later. After graduation in 1851 he spent a year in the Yale Law School, and was then for some months in the office of the Hon. Increase Sumner, of Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in March, 1853, and began practice in his native place in July, 1854. In 1861 he was appointed postmaster, and after this, although transacting some legal business, he was not actively engaged in his profession. In 1863 he resigned the postmastership, to become the manage
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  • Calvin Holmes Carter (May 19, 1829 – September 18, 1887) was an American politician. Carter, son of Preserve W. and Ruth (Holmes) Carter, was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, May 19, 1829. He entered Yale College in 1846, but left the class at the end of the Sophomore year, and joined the next class a year later. After graduation in 1851 he spent a year in the Yale Law School, and was then for some months in the office of the Hon. Increase Sumner, of Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in March, 1853, and began practice in his native place in July, 1854. In 1861 he was appointed postmaster, and after this, although transacting some legal business, he was not actively engaged in his profession. In 1863 he resigned the postmastership, to become the manager of the , and was subsequently for several years president of that company. During his later years most of his time was given to the interests of the , of which he was the president. He was also much employed in the care of trust estates, for which his legal knowledge and his unswerving integrity especially qualified him. He took an active interest in public affairs, and served for two terms in the Connecticut State Legislature (1883 and 1885), besides filling various local offices of importance. He was one of the most active of the Board of Agents of the in Waterbury. He died, very suddenly, from apoplexy, at his home in Waterbury, September 18, 1887, in his 59th year. He married Mary Jane Darrow, who died several years before him. Of their seven children, three sons and a daughter survived him. This article incorporates public domain material from the 1888 Yale Obituary Record.
  • Calvin Holmes Carter (May 19, 1829 – September 18, 1887) was an American politician. Carter, son of Preserve W. and Ruth (Holmes) Carter, was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, May 19, 1829. He entered Yale College in 1846, but left the class at the end of the Sophomore year, and joined the next class a year later. After graduation in 1851 he spent a year in the Yale Law School, and was then for some months in the office of the Hon. Increase Sumner, of Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in March, 1853, and began practice in his native place in July, 1854. In 1861 he was appointed postmaster, and after this, although transacting some legal business, he was not actively engaged in his profession. In 1863 he resigned the postmastership, to become the manager of the , and was subsequently for several years president of that company. During his later years most of his time was given to the interests of the , of which he was the president. He was also much employed in the care of trust estates, for which his legal knowledge and his unswerving integrity especially qualified him. He took an active interest in public affairs, and served for two terms in the Connecticut State Legislature (1883 and 1885), besides filling various local offices of importance. He was one of the most active of the Board of Agents of the in Waterbury. He died, very suddenly, from apoplexy, at his home in Waterbury, September 18, 1887, in his 59th year. He was interred at Riverside Cemetery in Waterbury. He married Mary Jane Darrow, who died several years before him. Of their seven children, three sons and a daughter survived him. This article incorporates public domain material from the 1888 Yale Obituary Record.
  • Calvin Holmes Carter (May 19, 1829 – September 18, 1887) was an American politician. Carter, son of Preserve W. and Ruth (Holmes) Carter, was born in Waterbury, Connecticut, May 19, 1829. He entered Yale College in 1846, but left the class at the end of the Sophomore year, and joined the next class a year later. After graduation in 1851 he spent a year in the Yale Law School, and was then for some months in the office of the Hon. Increase Sumner, of Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He was admitted to the Massachusetts bar in March, 1853, and began practice in his native place in July, 1854. In 1861 he was appointed postmaster, and after this, although transacting some legal business, he was not actively engaged in his profession. In 1863 he resigned the postmastership, to become the manager of the , and was subsequently for several years president of that company. During his later years most of his time was given to the interests of the , of which he was the president. He was also much employed in the care of trust estates, for which his legal knowledge and his unswerving integrity especially qualified him. He took an active interest in public affairs, and served for two terms in the Connecticut State Legislature (1883 and 1885), besides filling various local offices of importance. He was one of the most active of the Board of Agents of the in Waterbury. He died, very suddenly, from apoplexy, at his home in Waterbury, September 18, 1887, in his 59th year. He was interred at Riverside Cemetery in Waterbury. He married Mary Jane Darrow, who died several years before him. Of their seven children, three sons and a daughter survived him.
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