Henry E. Carter served as deputy attorney general of California (1894-1899), was a California state assemblyman (1901-05,
1919-21, 1923, 1925, and 1927-28) and state senator (1905-09 and 1928). The collection consists of correspondence and papers
of Carter's law practice in Los Angeles, material relating to his term as California state senator and as secretary of the
Searchlight Nevada Mining Company.
Carter was born in Tuolomne County, California; he studied law in the offices of anderson, Fitzgerald and anderson in Los
Angeles; admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of California in 1890, and later before the Bar of Federal Courts;
he served as deputy attorney general of California, 1894-1899; he was a California state assemblyman, 1901-05, 1919-21, 1923,
1925, and 1927-28; state senator, 1905-09, and elected again in 1928; member, Wilmington Chamber of Commerce.
134 boxes (67 linear ft.)
1 oversize box
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