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Carpenter, Lewis Cass - Col.

COLONEL LEWIS CASS CARPENTER.

Denver, Colo., March 7.--Colonel Lewis Cass Carpenter, who represented South Carolina in Congress, just after the close of the Civil War, and was well known as a newspaperman at that time, having edited papers at Charleston and Columbia, S. C., died here last night of cardiac dropsy, aged 72 years. Colonel Carpenter served throughout the Civil War, and after living several years in South Carolina went to New York, where he became prominent as a political writer for the Tribune. In 1878 Colonel Carpenter came to Denver, where he held several Federal positions. As Assistant Post-office Inspector Colonel Carpenter had much to do with running down mail robbers in Colorado and adjoining States. In recent years Colonel Carpenter had been practicing law. His wife and four children survive.

Times-Picayune, New Orleans, LA 8 Mar 1908

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COL. LEWIS C. CARPENTER DEAD.

Ex-South Carolina Congressman and War-Time Newspaper Man.

Denver, Colo., March 8--Col. Lewis Cass Carpenter, who represented South Carolina in Congress just after the close of the Civil War and well known as a newspaper man at that time, having edited papers at Charleston and Columbia, S. C., died here last night from dropsy, aged 72 years.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 9 Mar 1908



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