Carter, Samuel Emmanuel
1919 - Born on July 31st. Jamaican Jesuit clergyman.
1933 - He was among the first students to attend the newly established St. Simon's College under Headmaster E. B. Hazelwood of Guyana.
1939-1941 - He began a teaching career at St. Simon's as Instructor in Latin.
- He entered the Civil Service working as a Clerk in the Treasury and Finance Department.
1944 - He entered the Jesuit Novitiate at Shadowbrook, Lenox, Massachusetts.
1946 - He pronounced his First Vows as a Jesuit.
1947-1950 - Continuing his studies in Humanities, he gained a Bachelor's Degree and a Master's Degree in Philosophy at Weston College.
1951 - He taught Sociology at Holy Cross College, Worcester, Massachusetts.
1954 - He was ordained as a priest on June 19th.
1958 - He attended the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work and obtained the Master's Degree in Social Work (MSW).
1959 - He was invited to be the Founder and First Headmaster of Champion College, a new Jesuit High School for boys.
1964 - He became the first Jamaican Rector of St. George's College.
1965 - Father Carter accompanied Bishop McEleney to the Final Session of the Second Vatican Council.
1966 - He became the first Jamaican Roman Catholic Bishop with his appointment as Auxiliary to Bishop McEleney.
1968 - Archbishop Carter served the Antilles Episcopal Conference which comprises the English and French Speaking Caribbean as its President.
1970 - He succeeded Archbishop McEleney as the first Jamaican Archbishop of Kingston.
1973 - He was elected as the first Chairman of the Conference and also served as a Director of Christian Action for Development (CADEC).
1995 - He retired from his post.
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