Carpenter, Mason Bill
Age: 18, credited to Barre, VTVITALS
Birth: 10/07/1845, Orange, VTADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Alias?: None notedDESCENDANTS
Forest Home Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI (cremated)
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OLD ACADEMY BOY
PROMINENT IN GRAND ARMY CIRCLES DEAD
Burlington, March 15 --- Col. H. W. Allen yesterday received word of the death in Chicago. of Mason B. Carpenter, a well-known native of this state, and prominent in Grand Army circles. Death followed a long period of ill health. and took place in the home of his daughter.
Mr. Carpenter was born in Orange, Oct. 7, 1845, enlisted in Company I. of the 13th Vermont when only 17 years of age. while attending Barre Academy. He served as a private until Jan. 15, 1863, when he was promoted to Sergeant. After his term of service expired he returned to Barre and fitted for the University of Vermont, from which he was graduated in 1868. Following this, he studied law in St. Albans, and resided there many years, after which he removed to Denver, Colorado.
While in St. Albans he was a captain of a company of Vermont militia, and in Denver was a Col. of the First Colorado Infantry. He was a prominent practitioner in the courts and was the president of the state Senate of Colorado from 1887 to 1891.
The Barre Daily Times, March 15, 1913
Courtesy of Deanna French.