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L. Hewitt Carpenter, American lawyer, specializing in the field of Estate Law, Probate Law, Real Estate Law, Corporate Law Semi-retired.


Carpenter, Lewis Hewitt was born on December 11, 1907 in New Castle, Indiana, United States. Son of Orville Oren and Myrtle (Hewitt) Carpenter.


Bachelor, DePauw University, 1929. Juris Doctor, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1933.


With, Continental Illinois Bank and Trust Company, Chicago, 1929-1936;private practice law, Marion, Indiana, since 1936. Executive secretary Indiana Interstate Cooperative Commission, Indianapolis, 1941-1943.


  • Bar: Indiana 1931.


The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.


Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.


As human beings people are a part of a cruel and violent and unjust world that feels like it cannot be changed. By accepting forgiveness and liberation, God enables to resist evil and to live life that can make this world a better place.


President board directors Young Men’s Christian Association, Marion, 1943-1945, chairman board of trustees, 1961-1962. President Marion Easter Pageant, Inc., 1946-1947. Trustee DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1955-1958.

Board directors Community Foundation Grant County, Inc., Marion, 1984-1987. Charter member board directors Marion Philharmonic Association. Past member, board directors Marion Public Library., Family Service Society Inc., Meals on Wheels, Inc.

Member American Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Grant County Bar Association (president 1954), Marion Chamber of Commerce, Grant County Chamber of C., Rotary (president 1946-1947), Knights of Pythias, Sigma Chi, Sigma Delta Chi, Phi Delta Phi.


Married Amelia Bernadette Zeller, July 3, 1937.

Orville Oren Carpenter

Myrtle (Hewitt) Carpenter

Amelia Bernadette Zeller