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Samuel Leewitt Carter, II

Samuel Leewitt Carter, II, American human services administrator, construction consultant. Recipient Certified, Treasure Coast Senior Citizens, 1980, Special Father award St. John United Methodist Church, 1987-1988.

Background

  • II, Samuel Leewitt Carter, was born on November 26, 1937 in Fort Pierce, Florida, United States. Son of Sam L. Senior and Mattie M. (Harrell) C.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Southern University, 1961. Master of Arts, University Miami, Florida, 1967. Postgraduate, Howard University, since 1975.

      Postgraduate, Florida Atlantic University, 1984.

    Career

    • Counselor Florida Detention Center, Tallahassee, 1961-1963. Teacher, coach Gifford High School, Vero Beach, Florida, 1963-1967, Vreo Beach High School, 1967-1969. Guidance counselor Dan McCarthy High School, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1969-1972.

      Teacher, advisor Fort Pierce Center High School, 1972-1983. City commissioner Fort Pierce City Council, 1982-1984. Instructor Indian River Community College, Fort Pierce, 1986-1987.

      Researcher Florida Penal System, Tallahassee, 1987-1988. President, chief executive officer Florida Human Services, Inc., Fort Pierce, since 1986. President, founder Carter's Builders Associates, since 1987.

      Teacher, coach Florida Department of Education, Tallahassee, 1962-1984.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Democratic Club, St. Lucie County, Florida, 1984. Volunteer Treasure Coast Senior Services, chairman, 1987, board directors Treasure Coast Urban League, Fort Pierce, 1987. Chairman Minority Business Resources Center, Fort Pierce, 1990.

    Member Police Athletic League (board directors, consultant, president 1988, Citation 1989), Florida Fraternal Order Police (Booster award 1990), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (presidential assistant, political chairman Outstanding Man of Year 1987, President Jimmy Carter Leadership award 1979, Congressional Impact award 1981), Southern University Alumni Club (vice president Fort Pierce chapter 1981-1983), Elks (leading guard 1952-1965), Alpha Phi Alpha (secretary 1962-1970).

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, history, tennis, golf.

    Connections

    • Married Helen Darrisaw, May 10, 1943. Children: Edgar, Andre, Larry, Monique, Gelencia, Samantha, Samuel Leewitt III.
    • father: Sam L. Senior C.
    • mother: Mattie M. (Harrell) C.
    • spouse: Helen Darrisaw
    • children: Edgar II
    • Andre II
    • Larry II
    • Monique II
    • Gelencia II
    • Samantha II
    • Samuel Leewitt III
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    Born November 26, 1937
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