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Carter, William Samuel (William)

Born: 1859 AD
Died: 1923 AD, at 63 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Labor Leader


1859 - He was born on the 11th of August in Austin, Texas.

         - He attended school in Williamson County and the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas (now Texas A&M University).

1879 - He became connected with railroading and was in charge of hauling lumber on a wooden tramway.

1894 - He worked on various railroads, when he became editor of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen's Magazine.

1904 - He retained this position until January 1, when he became general secretary and treasurer of the brotherhood.

1918 - In February, he was appointed director of the division of labor of the United States Railway Administration.

1923 - He died in Baltimore on the 15th of March.


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