Carter, William Doherty (1862-1937)

William Doherty Carter was a lawyer who lived at 1830 Comox Street from 1912 to 1916.

He was born in Bouctouche, New Brunswick, on October 5, 1862. His father was James Carter; his mother was Margaret Doherty.

He attended the University of New Brunswick and Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and then was a school teacher for a short time.

He studied law in the office of Henry Robert Emmerson, (1853 –1914), a lawyer and politician who was Premier of New Brunswick and a federal cabinet minister. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Emmerson].

He was first married to Emma Phinney, who died in 1893.

On July 1, 1897, in Kent County, New Brunswick, he married Mary Stevenson. She was born in January 1874 in Richebucto, New Brunswick. Her father was James Stevenson; her mother was Margaret McDermid.

He was called to the New Brunswick bar in 1889, and became a King’s Counsel in New Brunswick in 1907.

He arrived in British Columbia in 1912, and established a law practice with Matheson Mackenzie (1879-1953). In 1918, he became the inspector of legal offices in British Columbia. In 1921, he became deputy attorney general for British Columbia.

Mary died in Victoria on January 14, 1925. She was buried in Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria.

In 1928, he became the official public administrator for Vancouver, a position which he held until he retired in 1936.

He died in Vancouver on November 10, 1937. He was buried in Ross Bay Cemetery in Victoria.

William and Emma Phinney had one daughter.

Lelia Alma Carter

Lelia Alma Carter was born on May 5, 1888, in Richibucto, New Brunswick. She married Harry W. Jakeman, and they lived in Massachusetts.

William and Mary Stevenson had one daughter.

Rae Williamina Carter

Rae Williamina Carter was born in Kent County, New Brunswick. She married Carl Salander. She died in Orange County, California, on August 7, 1996.

Sources

William Doherty Carter

William Doherty Carter, LLB, http://www.trenholm.org/reidNB/WC104/WC104_407.htm

Calendar of Dalhousie College and University, 1886-1887, page 71, degrees conferred April 28, 1886: Bachelors of Laws: William Doherty Carter, Richibucto, N.B.

Hutchinson Family, http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/CAN-NB-KENT/2009-08/1249146873 (reference to William Doherty Carter).

“Canada Census, 1891,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MWKX-SYL : accessed 20 Jan 2014), William D Carter, Richibucto, Kent, New Brunswick, Canada.

New Brunswick Marriage Registrations, CARTER, WILLIAM D.; Married: STEVENSON, MARY M.; Date: 1897-07-01; County: KENT; Parish:—; Number: 1320; Code: B4/1897; Microfilm: F15582; http://archives.gnb.ca/Search/VISSE/141B7.aspx?culture=en-CA&guid=c355a27d-9a73-4606-b145-b859c8147352

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHKW-V3D : accessed 20 Jan 2014), William D. Carter, 1901.

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL2J-RR9 : accessed 20 Jan 2014), William Doherty Carter, 1937.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1937-09-535107, William Doherty Carter.

“William D. Carter Died This Morning: Had Long Career In This Province,” Vancouver Province, November 10, 1937, page 3.

“W.D. Carter Dies, Aged 64,” Vancouver Sun, November 10, 1937, page 2 (includes photograph of William D. Carter).

William Doherty Carter, death notice, Vancouver Province, November 10, 1937, page 13.

“Death Summons Former Deputy: W.D. Carter, K.C., One-Time Deputy Attorney-General, Passes,” Victoria Daily Colonist, November 11, 1937, page 2.

The Winnipeg Tribune, 11 November 1937, page 3: B.C. Lawyer Dies Vancouver, Nov. 11. William Doherty Carter, K.C., 74, former deputy attorney – general of British Columbia, died at his home Wednesday.

Emma Phinney (first wife of William Doherty Carter)

New Brunswick Death Registrations, Carter, Emma Phinney, Age 36; Date:  1893-03-27; County: KENT; Code: 1324; Volume: Reference C4/1893; Microfilm: F14886; http://archives.gnb.ca/Search/VISSE/141C4.aspx?culture=en-CA&guid=0a60e83b-2651-4281-99cf-1384cea73df9.

Mary Stevenson (second wife of William Doherty Carter)

“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FL2W-GLP : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Mary Carter, 1925.

British Columbia Death Registrations, Registration Number: 1925-09-346061, Mary Carter.

Mary Carter, obituary, Victoria Daily Colonist, January 16, 1925, page 5; https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1971-28095-14464-38?cc=2001136&wc=MMPW-26M:n1491586789

Mary Carter, death notice, Victoria Daily Colonist, January 18, 1925, page 32.

Leila Alma Carter

“Canada, Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/F2D9-5H3 : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Lelia Alma Carter, 05 May 1888.

“New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XTST-SQH : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Lelia Alma Carter, 1888.

“New Brunswick, Provincial Returns of Births and Late Registrations, 1810-1906,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XT3H-H94 : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Lelia Alma Carter, 1888.

“Canada Census, 1901,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KHKW-6WG : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Alma L Carter in entry for Elizabeth Phinney, 1901.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XP13-3Z2 : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Alma L Jakeman, 1915.

“United States Census, 1930,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XQPY-K2Y : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Alma C Jakeman in household of Harry W Jakeman, Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0514, sheet , family 229, NARA microfilm publication .

“United States Census, 1940,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4NM-5ZL : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Alma Jakeman in household of Harry Jakeman, Watertown Town, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 9-577, sheet 62B, family 235, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 1620.

“North Carolina, Deaths, 1931-1994,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FGDM-VLW : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Harry W. Jakeman in entry for Bethia Rosamondjakeman Potter, 22 Sep 1990.

Rae Williamina Carter

Rae Williamina Carter, b. 27 Jun 1903, Richibucto P., Kent Co., http://www.trenholm.org/reidNB/WC106/WC106_307.htm

“New York, New York Passenger and Crew Lists, 1909, 1925-1957,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/24JM-RC9 : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Rae Salander, 1934.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLC2-JX7 : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Rae Carter Salander, 1939.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XPWR-5MH : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Rae Carter Salander, 1939.

“United States Social Security Death Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J1YT-X4F : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Rae C Salander, 7 August 1996; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

“California, Death Index, 1940-1997,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/VP3D-KQB : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Rae Carter Salander, 1996.

“United States Public Records Index,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KY61-HXD : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Rae C Salander, 01 Apr 1995.

“United States Border Crossings from Canada to United States, 1895-1956,” index, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XLC2-G4F : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Carl Carlson Salander, 1939.

“United States Census, 1940,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K99R-8W9 : accessed 20 Jan 2014), Carl Salander, Blue Ridge Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 17-24, sheet 2A, family 25, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 4343.

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