William Samuel Carter
William Samuel Carter, American labor union administrator. Mason.
Carter, William Samuel was born on August 11, 1859 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Samuel Miles and Margaret Frances (Oliphant) Carter.
Student Agricultural and Mech. College of Texas, 2 years.
On rys. in Texas, Colorado and Mexico, 1879-1894. Editor and manager Locomotive Firemen and Enginemens Magazine, 1894-1903. General secretary and treasurer Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, 1904-1908, president, 1909-1918.
Director Division of Labor of the United States R.R. Administration, February 11, 1918-March 1, 1920. President Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers, Cleveland, March 1, since 1920.
Married Mary Evelyn Gorsuch, December 26, 1880 (died 1892). Married second, Julia I. Cross, November 27, 1902.
Samuel Miles Carter
Margaret Frances (Oliphant) Carter
Mary Evelyn Gorsuch
Julia I. Cross