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Clergyman

Alva Edwin Carpenter, American clergyman. Member public school committees, Middlebury, Vermont, 1886-1889, Warren, Rhode Island, 1890-1902 (superintendent public schools, Warren, Rhode Island, 1893-1902), Johnston, Rhode Island, 1903-1906; member Rhode Island Society of Cincinnati. Local fuel committee under United States Fuel Administration, 1917.

Background

Carpenter, Alva Edwin was born on March 21, 1855 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Alva and Mary E. (Allen) Carpenter.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Brown U., 1879. Bachelor of Divinity, General Theological Seminary, New York, 1882.

Career

Deacon, 1882, priest, 1883, Protestant Episcopal Church. Pastor Apponang, Rhode Island, 1882-1883, Middlebury, Vermont, 1883-1889, Warren, Rhode Island, 1889-1902, Manton, Rhode Island, 1902-1927, rector emeritus. Instructor in church history of American church, Army Training Center, Providence, Rhode Island, since 1928.

Membership

Member public school committees, Middlebury, Vermont, 1886-1889, Warren, Rhode Island, 1890-1902 (superintendent public schools, Warren, Rhode Island, 1893-1902), Johnston, Rhode Island, 1903-1906. Member Rhode Island Society of Cincinnati. Local fuel committee under United States Fuel Administration, 1917.

Connections

Married Anna M. Greene, September 13, 1883 (died 1906).; married second, Janet D. Grieve, August 3, 1915. Children: George Washington Greene, Mistress Anna Clarke Meader.

father:
Alva Carpenter

mother:
Mary E. (Allen) Carpenter

spouse:
Anna M. Greene

spouse:
Janet D. Grieve

child:
George Washington Greene Carpenter

child:
Mistress Anna Clarke Meader Carpenter