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CARTER (Soundex C636) — See also ARTER, CANTER, CARDER, CARRICARTE, CARTE, CARTEAUX, CARTEN, CARTIER, CARTTER, CATER, CHARTER, CHARTIER, CORTIER, COURTER, CRATER, DECARRICARTE, GARTER, KORTER, KORTHAUER, LARTER, MCCARTEN, MCCARTER, VANCARTER.

  Carter, J. Bruff — of Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. C. See James Clarke Carter
  Carter, J. C. — of Scottsville, Allen County, Ky. Member of Kentucky state senate 9th District, 1968-71; defeated (Democratic), 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  Carter, J. E. — of East Litchfield, Litchfield, Litchfield County, Conn. Postmaster at East Litchfield, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. E. — of Lumpkin, Stewart County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. E. — of Rochelle, Wilcox County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. E. — of Augusta, Richmond County, Ga. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Georgia, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Carter, J. E. — also known as Jack Carter — of Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Carter, J. Earl See James Earl Carter, Sr.
  Carter, J. K. P. — of Forsyth County, N.C. Member of North Carolina state house of representatives from Forsyth County, 1899-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. L. — of West Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Republican. Chair of Gaston County Republican Party, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. M. — of Shreveport, Caddo Parish, La. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1908, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. M. — of Lawrenceville, Mercer County, N.J.; Trenton, Mercer County, N.J. Candidate for U.S. Senator from New Jersey, 1978 (God We Trust), 2000 (Independent), 2006 (God We Trust), 2008 (God We Trust); God We Trust candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1990. Still living as of 2008.
  Carter, J. N. — of Oklahoma. Farmer-Labor candidate for U.S. Representative from Oklahoma 6th District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. Paul — of Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Ky. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1948; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 28th District, 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. R. — of Chouteau, Mayes County, Okla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1996. Still living as of 1996.
  Carter, J. Rivers See John Rivers Carter
  Carter, J. Roy — of Norfolk, Madison County, Neb. Mayor of Norfolk, Neb., 1935-39. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, J. S. — of Logan County, W.Va. Republican. Candidate for West Virginia state house of delegates from Logan County, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, Mrs. Jack — of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Carter, Jack See J. E. Carter
  Carter, Jack See John William Carter
  Carter, Jack — of Mechanicsville, Hanover County, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Carter, Jack D. — of Tifton, Tift County, Ga. Republican. Postmaster at Tifton, Ga., 1959-71 (acting, 1959). Still living as of 1971.
  Carter, Jack E. — of South Gate, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Acting postmaster at South Gate, Calif., 1965-66. Still living as of 1966.
  Carter, Jack L. — of Plantation, Broward County, Fla. Mayor of Plantation, Fla., 1971-75. Still living as of 1975.
  Carter, James — of Indiana. People's candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 7th District, 1904. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, James — of Greenville, Washington County, Miss. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, James C., Jr. (1903-1998) — of Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Ky. Born in Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Ky., December 7, 1903. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kentucky state house of representatives 37th District, 1936-37; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Baptist. Died in 1998 (age about 94 years). Interment at Evans-Oak Hill Cemetery, Tompkinsville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of James Clarke Carter (1863-1949); brother of Tim Lee Carter; married, October 20, 1925, to Panquita Parmentier.
  Political family: Carter family of Tompkinsville, Kentucky.
  Carter, James Clarke (1863-1949) — also known as J. C. Carter — of Tompkinsville, Monroe County, Ky. Born in Rockbridge, Monroe County, Ky., October 5, 1863. Republican. School teacher; superintendent of schools; lawyer; circuit judge in Kentucky, 1920; delegate to Republican National Convention from Kentucky, 1932, 1940 (alternate). Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Odd Fellows. Died in 1949 (age about 85 years). Interment at Evans-Oak Hill Cemetery, Tompkinsville, Ky.
  Relatives: Son of William B. Carter and Elizabeth (Kelly) Carter; married, July 1, 1892, to Ida Tucker; father of James C. Carter, Jr. (1903-1998) and Tim Lee Carter.
  Political family: Carter family of Tompkinsville, Kentucky.
  Carter, James Earl, Sr. (1894-1953) — also known as J. Earl Carter — of Plains, Sumter County, Ga. Born September 12, 1894. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; grocer; member of Georgia state house of representatives from Sumter County, 1953; died in office 1953. Died, of pancreatic cancer, July 22, 1953 (age 58 years, 313 days). Interment at Lebanon Cemetery, Near Plains, Sumter County, Ga.
  Relatives: Son of William Archibald Carter and Nina Carter; married, September 27, 1923, to Lillian Gordy (1898-1983); father of James Earl Carter, Jr. (1924-).
  Political family: Carter family of Plains, Georgia.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Carter, James Earl, Jr. (b. 1924) — also known as Jimmy Carter; "The Peanut"; "Dasher"; "Deacon" — of Plains, Sumter County, Ga. Born in a hospital, at Plains, Sumter County, Ga., October 1, 1924. Democrat. Member of Georgia state senate, 1963-66; Governor of Georgia, 1971-75; defeated in primary, 1966; President of the United States, 1977-81; defeated, 1980; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Georgia, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; speaker, 1984, 1988. Baptist. Member, American Legion; Council on Foreign Relations; Phi Alpha Delta; Lions. Received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Son of James Earl Carter, Sr. and Lillian (Gordy) Carter (1898-1983); married, July 7, 1946, to Eleanor Rosalynn Smith; father of John William Carter; first cousin of Hugh Alton Carter, Sr. (1920-1999).
  Political family: Carter family of Plains, Georgia.
  Cross-reference: Clennon King — Thomas A. Hutto — Griffin Smith — Jane F. Harman — Philip H. Alston, Jr.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile
  Books by Jimmy Carter: Turning Point : A Candidate, a State, and a Nation Come of Age (1992) — An Hour Before Daylight : Memories of a Rural Boyhood (2001) — Keeping Faith : Memoirs of a President (1982) — Always a Reckoning and Other Poems (1995) — The Blood of Abraham: Insights into the Middle East (1993) — Everything to Gain : Making the Most of the Rest of Your Life (1987) — A Government As Good As Its People (1977) — Living Faith (1996) — Negotiation: The Alternative to Hostility (1984) — An Outdoor Journal: Adventures and Reflections (1994) — Sources of Strength : Meditations on Scripture for a Living Faith (1997) — The Virtues of Aging (1998) — Why Not The Best? (1975) — White House Diary (2010) — Talking Peace : A Vision for the Next Generation (1993, for young readers)
  Books about Jimmy Carter: Douglas Brinkley, The Unfinished Presidency : Jimmy Carter's Journey to the Nobel Peace Prize — Rod Troester, Jimmy Carter as Peacemaker : A Post-Presidential Biography
  Critical books about Jimmy Carter: Nathan Miller, Star-Spangled Men : America's Ten Worst Presidents — Steven F. Hayward, The Real Jimmy Carter : How Our Worst Ex-President Undermines American Foreign Policy, Coddles Dictators, and Created the Party of Clinton and Kerry — Bernard Goldberg, 100 People Who Are Screwing Up America (And Al Franken Is #37)
  Carter, James Garneth (b. 1877) — also known as James G. Carter — of Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga. Born in Brunswick, Glynn County, Ga., December 15, 1877. Merchant tailor; letter carrier; newspaper manager; U.S. Consul in Tamatave, 1906-16; Tananarive, 1916-27; Calais, 1927-40; Bordeaux, 1940; U.S. Consul General in Tananarive, 1941-42. African ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, James H. (b. 1935) — of Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa. Born in Waverly, Bremer County, Iowa, January 18, 1935. Lawyer; district judge in Iowa, 1973-76; Judge, Iowa Court of Appeals, 1976-82; justice of Iowa state supreme court, 1982-. Member, American Bar Association. Still living as of 2014.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Carter, James I. — of Arlington, Tarrant County, Tex. Republican. Postmaster at Arlington, Tex., 1897-1913, 1922-34; delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, James Marshall (1904-1979) — also known as James M. Carter — Born in Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, Calif., March 11, 1904. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of California, 1946-49; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of California, 1949-67; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit, 1967-71; took senior status 1971; senior judge, 1971-79. Member, Order of the Coif; Phi Kappa Phi; Phi Alpha Delta; Eagles; Elks. Died in La Jolla, San Diego County, Calif., November 18, 1979 (age 75 years, 252 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of James Madison Carter and Belle Carter; married 1927 to Dorothy Freeland; married 1938 to Ruth Doty; married 1953 to Bina Cheney.
  Cross-reference: Michael D. Crapo
  See also federal judicial profile
  Carter, James R. — of Lawrence, Essex County, Mass. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1948, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, James R. — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state house of representatives 19th District, 1973. Still living as of 1973.
  Carter, James S. — of Gastonia, Gaston County, N.C. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from North Carolina, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, James W. — of Lochmoor (now Grosse Pointe Woods), Wayne County, Mich. Village president of Lochmoor, Michigan, 1930-31; defeated, 1931. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, Jane — of Beaver, Beaver County, Pa. Postmaster at Beaver, Pa., 1855. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, Jeremy R. — of Orlando, Orange County, Fla. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Carter, Jerry W. — of Tallahassee, Leon County, Fla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1924 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business), 1956 (alternate). Burial location unknown.
  Carter, Jesse — of Greenville Court House (now Greenville), Greenville County, S.C. Postmaster at Greenville Court House, S.C., 1795-1804. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, Jesse Francis (b. 1873) — also known as Jesse F. Carter — of Bamberg, Bamberg County, S.C. Born near Lodge, Colleton County, S.C., September 12, 1873. Member of South Carolina state senate from Bamberg County, 1925-27; resigned 1927; justice of South Carolina state supreme court, 1927-40. Baptist. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Miles McMillin Carter and Janie Irene (Kinard) Carter; married to Lydia Jenkins.
  Carter, Jesse Washington (1888-1959) — also known as Jesse W. Carter — of Redding, Shasta County, Calif.; San Anselmo, Marin County, Calif. Born in Carrville, Trinity County, Calif., December 19, 1888. Democrat. Lawyer; Shasta County District Attorney, 1919-27; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1932; member of California state senate, 1939; justice of California state supreme court, 1939; appointed 1939. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Knights of Pythias; Rotary. Died in 1959 (age about 70 years). Interment somewhere in Trinity County, Calif.
  Relatives: Son of Asa Manning Carter and Josephine Amanda (Sweet) Carter; married, August 7, 1910, to Tiny Elva Gish; married, February 9, 1941, to Thelma H. Williams.
  Carter, Jill P. (b. 1964) — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., June 18, 1964. Democrat. Journalist; lawyer; member of Maryland state house of delegates 41st District, 2003-; candidate in primary for mayor of Baltimore, Md., 2007. Female. Episcopalian. African ancestry. Still living as of 2010.
  Relatives: Daughter of Walter P. Carter and Zerita Joy Carter.
  See also Wikipedia article
  Carter, Jimmy See James Earl Carter, Jr.
  Carter, Joe — of Norman, Cleveland County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Carter, John (1792-1850) — of Camden, Kershaw County, S.C. Born near Camden, Sumter County, S.C., September 10, 1792. U.S. Representative from South Carolina, 1822-29 (9th District 1822-23, 8th District 1823-29). Died in Georgetown, Washington, D.C., June 20, 1850 (age 57 years, 283 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Carter, John — of Cumberland County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John — U.S. Vice Consul in Gaspé Basin, as of 1897-99; Gaspé, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John A. — of Oakland County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 67th District, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Carter, John Armistead (b. 1808) — of Loudoun County, Va. Born in 1808. Delegate to Virginia secession convention, 1861. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John B. H. — of Media, Delaware County, Pa.; Newtown Square, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952 (alternate), 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John C. — of California. Member of California state assembly 23rd District, 1873-75. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John E. — of Grundy County, Mo. Member of Missouri state house of representatives from Grundy County, 1891-94, 1901-04. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John G. — of Denton, Caroline County, Md. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Maryland, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John H. — of Lancaster, Lancaster County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John J. — of Titusville, Crawford County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1904, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, Mrs. John J. — of East Haven, New Haven County, Conn. Democrat. Member of Connecticut Democratic State Central Committee, 1928-30. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John P. (1858-1935) — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Born in Vevay, Switzerland County, Ind., December 27, 1858. Democrat. Newspaper publisher; U.S. Collector of Internal Revenue for the 6th California District, 1917-21, 1933-35; died in office 1935; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1924. Died, from influenza, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., April 25, 1935 (age 76 years, 119 days). Cremated.
  Carter, John R. — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Mexico, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Carter, John R. (b. 1941) — of Round Rock, Williamson County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., November 6, 1941. Republican. Lawyer; district judge in Texas, 1981-2001; U.S. Representative from Texas 31st District, 2003-. Lutheran. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier
  Carter, John Ridgely (1864-1944) — also known as John R. Carter — of Maryland; Paris, France. Born in Baltimore, Md., November 28, 1864. U.S. Minister to Romania, 1909-11; Serbia, 1909-11. Died in 1944 (age about 79 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Bernard Carter and Mary B. (Ridgely) Carter; married, May 24, 1887, to Alice Morgan.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary
  Carter, John Rivers — also known as J. Rivers Carter — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Alabama, 1904 (alternate), 1912; postmaster at Birmingham, Ala., 1905-10. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John S. — of Frankfort, Franklin County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
John T. Carter Carter, John Thomas (1878-1946) — also known as John T. Carter — of Elm Grove, Ohio County, W.Va. Born near Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., April 24, 1878. Republican. Deputy sheriff; banker; member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Ohio County, 1929-32; justice of the peace. Presbyterian. Member, Freemasons; Knights of Pythias. Died in Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va., December 30, 1946 (age 68 years, 250 days). Interment at Stone Church Cemetery, Elm Grove, W.Va.
  Relatives: Son of Arthur Emery Carter (1846-1929) and Sara Alma (Hervey) Carter (1854-1941); married, February 28, 1907, to Laura Hand; married to Sara May Dimmack (1888-1970).
  Image source: West Virginia Blue Book 1929
  Carter, John W., Jr. — of Danville, Va. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1916 (alternate), 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, John W. — Constitution candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1956; American candidate for Presidential Elector for Virginia, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Carter, John W. — of Virginia. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Virginia, 1966. Still living as of 1966.
  Carter, John William (b. 1947) — also known as Jack Carter — of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nev. Born July 3, 1947. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 2006. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Son of James Earl Carter, Jr. (1924-); married to Juliet 'Judy' Langford; married, May 15, 1992, to Elizabeth Brasfield.
  Political family: Carter family of Plains, Georgia.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Carter, Jonathan K. — of Maine. Green. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Carter, Jonathan W. — of Eden Center (now Eden), Erie County, N.Y. Delegate to New York state constitutional convention 31st District, 1894. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, Joseph — of Washington, D.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Carter, Joseph Newton (b. 1843) — also known as Joseph N. Carter — of Quincy, Adams County, Ill. Born in Hardin County, Ky., March 12, 1843. Lawyer; member of Illinois state house of representatives, 1879-81; justice of Illinois state supreme court, 1894-1903. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William P. Carter and Martha (Mays) Carter; married, December 3, 1879, to Ellen D. Barrell.
  Carter, Josiah Mason (1813-1868) — also known as Josiah M. Carter — of Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn. Born in New Canaan, Fairfield County, Conn., June 19, 1813. Lawyer; Speaker of the Connecticut State House of Representatives, 1862. Died in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Conn., March 22, 1868 (age 54 years, 277 days). Burial location unknown.
  Carter, Josie See Mrs. W. K. Henderson
  Carter, Judson M. — Independent candidate for U.S. Representative from New Jersey 4th District, 1988. Still living as of 1988.
  Carter, Julius M. — of St. Johns, Clinton County, Mich. Postmaster at St. Johns, Mich., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Carter, June — Conservative. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Alabama, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.


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