Representative Jackson Haywood Carter View All Years

Compiled Historical Information
Date of Death: 4/10/1909
Party Affiliation: Republican
Assemblies Served:
House: 24 (1892) - 25 (1894)
Home County: Dallas
Jackson Haywood Carter
Dallas County

JACKSON HAYWARD CARTER was born in Bath county, Kentucky, September 27, 1833; he died at Redfield, Iowa, April 10, 1909. His father died in 1836, and he removed with his mother to Morgan county, Indiana. He there learned the blacksmith’s trade and for several years engaged in this business and in farming. He removed to Iowa in 1862 and soon thereafter located at Redfield, where he worked at his trade for eighteen years; later he engaged in the hardware business. In 1892 he was elected to the Iowa legislature, representing Dallas county in the lower house of the 24th and 25th General Assemblies. He was later appointed doorkeeper of the Senate and served as such for several sessions.