1824 – Carpenter was born in Moretown, Vermont on the 22nd of December.
1850-1854 – He served as District Attorney of Rock County, Wisconsin.
– He was originally a member of the Democratic Party until the start of the Civil War.
– He served as the President pro tempore during the 43rd Congress.
1881 – Carpenter died in Washington, D.C. on the 24th of February.