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Joseph Newton Carter, American judge. member legislature, 1879 and 1881.

Background

Carter, Joseph Newton was born on March 12, 1843 in Hardin Company, Kentucky, United States. Son of William P. and Martha (Mays) Carter.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Illinois College, 1866. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1868. (Doctor of Laws, Illinois College, 1898).

Career

Practiced law, Quincy, Illinois, 1869-1894. Member legislature, 1879 and 1881. Judge Supreme Court of the Illinois, 1894-1903 (chief justice, 1898).

Resumed practice, 1903. Home: Quincy, Ill.

Membership

Member legislature, 1879 and 1881.

Connections

Married Ellen D. Barrell, December 3, 1879.

father:
William P. Carter

mother:
Martha (Mays) Carter

spouse:
Ellen D. Barrell