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|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New York's 29th district
November 8, 1853 - March 3, 1855
|Preceded by||Azariah Boody|
|Succeeded by||John Williams|
|Born||December 25, 1799|
Walpole, New Hampshire, USA
|Died||October 22, 1878 (aged 78)|
Brockport, New York, USA
Carpenter was born in Walpole, New Hampshire, on December 25, 1799, where he studied medicine. He graduated from Middlebury College, Vermont, in 1824, where he studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Brockport, New York.
Carpenter was elected as a Whig to the 33rd United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Azariah Boody and served from November 8, 1853, to March 3, 1855. He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1854 to the 34th United States Congress. He engaged in the practice of medicine in Brockport, New York, where he died there October 22, 1878, and is interred in High Street Cemetery.
- United States Congress. "Davis Carpenter (id: C000167)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- Davis Carpenter at Find a Grave
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from New York's 29th congressional district
1853 - 1855
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