|Birth: ||Nov. 4, 1884|
|Death: ||Jun. 9, 1959|
Walter E. Carter
903 S Main St.
MARRIED: Lacie Ann Caffee
December 27, 1911
CHILDREN: 2 daughters
Virginia Carter McGaughey
Margaret Carter Atwell
PARENTS: John E. Carter bp Jasper county, MO
Prudence Horn Carter, bp Ohio
James T. Carter bp Kentucky
Frances Bastin Carter bp Barren county, KY
David Horn bp Pennyslvania
Ann Jane Ruser Horn bp Pennsylvania
On June 1, 1906 he came to Carthage and became bookkeeper and clerk in the Carthage National bank located in a building on the west side of the square, now the home of the Miller Clothing Company and of which S. A. Stuckey was president and R. F. Frey cashier. Two years later the bank moved to the southwest corner of the square in the building now occupied by the College pharmacy. Working up through the positions of teller and assistant cashier, Mr. Carter became cashier and managing officer of the institution on April 9, 1912.
He held virtually all of the offices in most of the banking associations up to and including the state. He was president of the Jasper County Bankers association some 25 years ago, then president of the Group 7 district organization and was president of the Missouri Bankers association 1933-34. He was vice president for Missouri in the American Bankers association and for seven years was a member of the council of administration of the American Bankers association -- a group of 400 bankers who direct the activities of that national organization. For three years he was a member of the executive committee of the state bank division of the American Bankers Association
Locally he was been active in the Chamber of Commerce through the years and in the organization which preceded it. He was president of the Chamber of Commerce. He was presently serving as treasurer, an office he had held for years. He also was a member of the Rotary Club.
Mr. Carter was honored June 4, 1956 on his 50th anniversary in the banking business in Carthage.
Mr. Carter was married December 27, 1911 to Miss Lacie Caffee, daughter of Dr. Amos H. Caffee, Civil War surgeon, veteran druggist, ex-mayor and president of the Central National Bank, and Mrs. Caffee, both prominent in Carthage life in their day.
Mr. And Mrs. Carter have two daughters, Dr. Margaret Carter, Houston, Texas and Mrs. Eugene McGaughey of Carthage and seven grandchildren.
A brother, Max Carter lives in St. Louis.
A brother, J. M. Carter, retired stockman, died last February 5. Three other brothers, Charles C. Carter and James D. Carter, Carthage, and R. R. Carter, Jasper, also preceded him in death.
C. Rex Carter, vice president of the Bank of Carthage and Winston Carter, Carthage, are nephews and Mrs. Charlyn Rogers, Artesia N. M. Is a niece.
Mrs. Rogers now is visiting her mother, Mrs. Charles C. Carter, 817 Main.
Information provided by Nancy Brewer
John Edwin Carter (1854 - 1915)
Prudence Horn Carter (1858 - 1918)
Lacie Ann Caffee Carter (1890 - 1966)*
Margaret Anne Carter Atwell (1912 - 1988)*
Virginia Ann Carter McGaughey (1917 - 2007)*
James D. Carter (1877 - 1937)*
Charles Conrad Carter (1879 - 1954)*
John Martin Carter (1881 - 1959)*
Walter Edmond Carter (1884 - 1959)
Roy R Carter (1886 - 1957)*
Max Horn Carter (1894 - 1975)*
Plot: Park Lawn Bl 32 Lot 53 Sp 3
Created by: Julie Perry
Record added: Jun 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38275414
"No farewell words were spoken, no time to say good-bye. You were gone before they knew it and only God knows why. Their heart ached in sadness and secret tears flowed, what it meant to lose you, others would never know."|
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