Carter, William Samuel
Born: Aug 11, 1859 AD
Died: 1923 AD, at 63 years of age.
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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