Levi D. Carpenter

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Levi D. Carpenter
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 20th district
In office
November 5, 1844 – March 3, 1845
Preceded bySamuel Beardsley
Succeeded byTimothy Jenkins
Personal details
BornAugust 21, 1802
Waterville, New York, USA
DiedOctober 27, 1856(1856-10-27) (aged 54)
Waterville, New York, USA
Political partyDemocratic

Levi D. Carpenter (August 21, 1802 – October 27, 1856) was a United States Representative from New York.

Carpenter was born in Waterville, New York on August 21, 1802, where he attended the public schools and studied law. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Waterville, New York. He was supervisor of the town of Sangerfield, New York in 1835.

Carpenter was elected as a Democrat to the 28th United States Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Samuel Beardsley and served from November 5, 1844 to March 3, 1845. He was not a candidate for reelection in 1844 to the 29th United States Congress. He resumed the practice of law in Waterville, New York and died there on October 27, 1856 and is interred in the City Cemetery.

External links[edit]

  • United States Congress. "Levi D. Carpenter (id: C000169)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Samuel Beardsley
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 20th congressional district

Succeeded by
Timothy Jenkins