1897 – Born on January 9th in Ellsinore, Missouri. American politician.
1926 – Carnahan pursued undergraduate education from State Teachers College, Cape Giradeau.
1934 – Graduated from University of Missouri.
1946 – Carnahan returned to Ellsinore as superintendent of schools and developed a successful re-election strategy.
1957 – He also acted as delegate to the UN General Assembly.
1958 – He was the congressional advisor to the U.S. delegation to the Second International Conference on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Weapons.
1961 – President John Kennedy appointed him U.S. ambassador to Sierra Leone, a post he held for two years.
1968 – Died on March 24th at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota.