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Vincent M. Carter
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Wyoming's At-large district
March 4, 1929 – January 3, 1935
|Preceded by||Charles E. Winter|
|Succeeded by||Paul R. Greever|
|14th Wyoming State Auditor|
|Governor||William B. Ross|
Frank E. Lucas
Nellie Tayloe Ross
Frank C. Emerson
|Preceded by||Ishmael C. Jefferis|
|Succeeded by||Roscoe Alcorn|
|Born||November 6, 1891|
St. Clair, Pennsylvania
|Died||December 30, 1972 (aged 81)|
Albuquerque, New Mexico
|Alma mater||Fordham University|
Columbus School of Law
|Allegiance|| United States of America|
|Branch/service|| Marine Corps|
Wyoming Army National Guard
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Born in St. Clair, Pennsylvania, he moved with his parents to Pottsville in 1893. He attended public schools, the United States Naval Academy Preparatory School, and Fordham University. He graduated in 1915 from Catholic University's Columbus School of Law in Washington, D.C.
Carter was admitted to the bar in 1919, and commenced practice in Casper, Wyoming. He moved to Kemmerer, Wyoming in 1929 and continued the practice of law. He was deputy attorney general of Wyoming from 1919 to 1923, and State auditor from 1923 to 1929.
Carter was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and to the two succeeding Congresses, serving from March 4, 1929 to January 3, 1935; he was not a candidate for renomination in 1934, but was an unsuccessful candidate for election to the U.S. Senate. He resumed the practice of law in Cheyenne, retiring in 1965; he was a delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1936 and 1940.
Carter died in Albuquerque, New Mexico; interment was in Albuquerque's Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Vincent Carter (id: C000203)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved on 2008-04-02
- Vincent Carter at Find a Grave