Thomas H. Carter Photo

Thomas H. Carter

Born: Oct 30, 1854

Death: Sep 17, 1911

Birthplace: Portsmouth

Profession: Lawyer

Nationality: United States

Thomas H. Carter

Date of Birth : Oct 30, 1854
Date of Death : Sep 17, 1911
Birth Place : Portsmouth

Thomas Henry Carter was a territorial delegate, a United States Representative, and a U.S. Senator from Montana. The child of Irish immigrants, Carter rose from a childhood spent on small farms in the Midwest to become one of the most successful and popular politicians in the early history of the State of Montana. He also made a name for himself within the national Republican Party, becoming in 1891 the first Catholic to serve as chairman of the Republican National Committee.


  • Lawyer
  • Politician
  • Teacher
  • Farmer
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