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William Samuel Carter

labor union administrator.

William Samuel Carter, American labor union administrator. Mason.

Background

Carter, William Samuel was born on August 11, 1859 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Samuel Miles and Margaret Frances (Oliphant) Carter.

Education

Student Agricultural and Mech. College of Texas, 2 years.

Career

On rys. in Texas, Colorado and Mexico, 1879-1894. Editor and manager Locomotive Firemen and Enginemens Magazine, 1894-1903. General secretary and treasurer Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen, 1904-1908, president, 1909-1918.

Director Division of Labor of the United States R.R. Administration, February 11, 1918-March 1, 1920. President Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers, Cleveland, March 1, since 1920.

Membership

Mason.

Connections

Married Mary Evelyn Gorsuch, December 26, 1880 (died 1892). Married second, Julia I. Cross, November 27, 1902.

father:
Samuel Miles Carter

mother:
Margaret Frances (Oliphant) Carter

spouses:
Mary Evelyn Gorsuch

Julia I. Cross