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Samuel Fain Carter

Samuel Fain Carter, American banker. member Young Men’s Christian Association.


  • Carter, Samuel Fain was born on September 14, 1857 in Huntsville, Alabama, United States. Son of John Quincy Adams and Mildred Ann (Richards) Carter.

  • Education

    • Educational public schools.


    • Began as printer’s apprentice in newspaper office, Sherman, Texas, 1870. With Galveston News, 1876-1881. Bookkeeper, Long & Company, shingle mills, Beaumont, and Village Mills, Texas, 1884, later secretary and business manager.

      Moved to Houston, 1892, entered lumber business, and owner Emporia Lumber Company. Disposed of lumber interests, 1907, and organized Lumbermen’s National Bank, now the Second National Bank, of which was chairman of board. President Houston Building Company.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Young Men’s Christian Association.


    • Married Carrie E. Banks, January 23, 1882.
    • father: John Quincy Adams Carter
    • mother: Mildred Ann (Richards) Carter
    • spouse: Carrie E. Banks
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    Born September 14, 1857
    Died March 1, 1928
    (aged 70)