Carter B. Tharp Edit Profile
AB, Wabash College, 1939; Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1942.
With, American Fletcher National Bank and Trust Company and predeccessor, 1949-1985; senior vice president, economist, American Fletcher National Bank and Trust Company and predeccessor, 1967-1985; president, Tecumsah Insurance Company, 1969-1971. Vice president American Fletcher Corporation, Indianapolis. Board directors Rex Underwriters, Inc.
The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.
God should be loved with hearts as well as with minds. To the best of their ability everyone needs to think things through in the light of reason. This means becoming aware of different points of view, and using his or her critical thinking to make sense of God's world.
Past treasurer Community Service Council. President Home Care Agency, 1965-1969. President Center Indiana Health Systems Agency.
Past vice president Indianapolis Tuberculosis Association. Past member metropolitan school board Washington Township, Marion County, 1962-1966. Past trustee United Methodist Home, Franklin, Indiana Captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946.
Member Indianapolis Bar Association, Indianapolis Literary Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Delta Tau Delta.
Married Esthermae Myers, April 23, 1949. Children: Carter Allen, Riley Bland.