Fred Warner Carpenter Edit Profile
Educational public schools of Duke Company, California, Lakeport (California) Academy. Law course, University of Minnesota. Unmarried.
Admitted to bar, in Minnesota and California, 1898. Stenographer to Charles S. Wheeler, of law firm of Bishop & Wheeler, San Francisco, 1898-1900. Resigned to go to P.I., as stenographer to William H. Taft, being made his private secretary when he was inaugurated as governor, 1901.
Accompanied Governor Taft to Rome, in 1902, in connection with friars’ lands controversy. Went to Washington, District of Columbia, as his private secretary when he was made Secretary of War, 1904, accompanying him on his trips to P.I., 1905 and 1907. Resigned from War Department, July 10, 1908.
Secretary to President Taft, March 5, 1909-May 26, 1910. Envoy Extraordinary anu Minister Plenipotentiary to Morocco, May 1910-September 1912, to Siam, September 12, 1912-December 1913.
Member Delta Chi.