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Benjamin Wisnor Carter
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Birth: Mar. 5, 1899
Death: Jul. 26, 1969

Name: Benjamin W Carter
Home in 1900: Ardmore, Chickasaw Nation, Indian Territory
Age: 1
Birthplace: Indian Territory, Oklahoma
Race: Indian (Native American)
Gender: Male
Relationship to head-of-house: Grandson
Mother's name: Stella Carter

[Benjamin Carter]
Age in 1910: 11
Estimated birth year: 1899
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Charles D Carter
Father's Birth Place: Oklahoma
Mother's Birth Place: Texas
Home in 1910: Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland
Marital Status: Single
Race: White
Gender: Male
Household Members: Name Age
Charles D Carter 40
Stella L Carter 17
Italy Carter 16
Julia J Carter 13
Benj?? W Carter 11
Annie J Addington 36
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Felix Jeny 67
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Cyntha A Jeny 52

World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918
Name: Benjamine Wisnor Carter
Birth: 5 Mar 1899
Residence: Carter, Oklahoma

Name: Benjamin Carter
Home in 1920: Ardmore Ward 2, Carter, Oklahoma
Age: 20
Estimated birth year: abt 1900
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's name: Charles D Carter
Father's Birth Place: Oklahoma
Mother's name: Cecile Agnes Carter
Mother's Birth Place: Oklahoma
Marital Status: Single
Race: Indian (Native American)
Sex: Male
Able to read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Household Members: Name Age
Charles D Carter 51
Cecile Agnes Carter 36
Stelle La Flore Carter 27
Julia Josephine Carter 23
Benj Carter 20
Coleman Robert Jones 14

Name: Ben W Carter
Home in 1930: Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma
Age: 31
Estimated birth year: abt 1899
Birthplace: Oklahoma
Relation to Head of House: Lodger
Race: Indian (Native American)
Household Members: Name Age
Carl West 22
Esther West 21
Ben W Carter 31

OBITUARY
Services will be at Durant Saturday at 11 a.m. at the First Methodist Church for Benjamin W. Carter with burial at 1 p.m. at Rose Hill Cemetery. Carter died Thursday in a Durant hospital.

Carter County was named for his grandfather Benjamin W. Carter. His father, Charles D. Carter, was the first third district congressman to represent Oklahoma in Washington D.C. following statehood.

Carter was born March 5,1899 in Ardmore and received his education at Staunton Military Academy and a law degree from the University of Virginia. He was a veteran of World War I.

As an attorney he practiced in Durant starting in 1930. He served two terms as assistant county attorney and two terms as county attorney. He was appointed litigation counsel, for the Federal Public Housing Administration in Ft. Worth in 1941 and in 1945 moved to Washington D.C. in that capacity. He retired in January of this year and returned to Durant.

He was a member of the First Methodist Church , Masonic Lodge and American Legion, American Bar Association and Federal Bar Association.

He was married on Sept. 18, 1931 at Checotah to Isabel Canterbury. Survivors include his wife of the home in Durant; two sons, Charles David and William C., both of Durant; and three sisters.
--The Daily Ardmoreite, Friday, July 25, 1969, p 4 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles David Carter (1868 - 1929)
  Gertrude Wilson Carter (1872 - 1901)
 
 Sibling:
  Italy Cecile Carter Ernst (1893 - 1972)*
  Benjamin Wisnor Carter (1899 - 1969)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Virginia PVT STU Army TNG Corps World War I
 
Burial:
Rose Hill Cemetery
Ardmore
Carter County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Teresa Jarosek Elmore
Record added: Nov 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16446240
Benjamin Wisnor Carter
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Benjamin Wisnor Carter
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Benjamin Wisnor Carter
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