Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Cartter, David Kellogg

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CARTTER, David Kellogg, jurist, b. in Rochester, N.Y., 22 June, 1812; d. in Washington, D.C., 16 April, 1887. He was admitted to the bar, began practice in Masillon, Ohio, was elected to congress as a democrat, and served two terms, from 3 Dec., 1849, till 3 March, 1853. On March 27, 1861, he was appointed by President Lincoln minister to Bolivia, and remained there till 10 March, 1862. In 1863 he became chief justice of the supreme court of the District of Columbia.