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Lawyer

William Leland Carpenter, American lawyer.

Background

Carpenter, William Leland was born on November 9, 1854 in Orion, Michigan, United States. Son of Charles K. and Jennette (Coryell) Carpenter.

Education

Brother of Rolla Clinton and Louis George C. Bachelor of Science, Michigan State College, 1875. Bachelor of Laws, University of Michigan, 1878, Doctor of Laws, 1913.

Career

In practice, Detroit, 1878-1894. Judge Circuit Court, Wayne County, Michigan, 1894-1902. Justice Supreme Court, 1903-1908.

Resigned September 15, 1908, and resumed practice at Detroit. Counsel for Butzel, Eaman, Long, Gust & Bills. Delaware Republican National Convention, 1912.

Temporary and permanent chairman Republican State Convention, Michigan, 1915.

Connections

Married Elizabeth C. Ferguson, October 15, 1885 (died 1927). Children: Lela (Mistress.

father:
Charles K. Carpenter

mother:
Jennette (Coryell) Carpenter

spouse:
Elizabeth C. Ferguson

child:
Lela (Mrs Carpenter