William Blount Carter
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Tennessee's 1st district
March 4, 1835 – March 3, 1841
|Preceded by||John Blair|
|Succeeded by||Thomas D. Arnold|
|Member of the Tennessee House of Representatives|
|Member of the Tennessee Senate|
|Born||October 22, 1792|
|Died||April 17, 1848 (aged 55)|
|Relations||Samuel P. Carter (nephew)|
Nathaniel G. Taylor (nephew)
Carter served as a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives and he served in the Tennessee Senate. He was a delegate to the State constitutional convention in 1834 and served as its presiding officer.
Carter was elected as an Anti-Jacksonian to the Twenty-fourth United States Congress and as a Whig to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses. He served as a U.S. Representative from March 4, 1835 to March 3, 1841.
Carter was an uncle of General Samuel P. Carter and Congressman Nathaniel Green Taylor. Another nephew, also named William Blount Carter (1820–1902), was a prominent Southern Unionist and mastermind of the East Tennessee bridge burnings during the Civil War.
- "William Blount Carter". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
- "William Blount Carter". Govtrack US Congress. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
- "William Blount Carter". The Political Graveyard. Retrieved 1 March 2013.
- Oliver Perry Temple, Mary Boyce Temple (ed.), "William Blount Carter," Notable Men of Tennessee (Cosmopolitan Press, 1912), pp. 88-89.
- United States Congress. "William Blount Carter (id: C000204)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
|U.S. House of Representatives|
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 1st congressional district
Thomas D. Arnold