Born: No­vem­ber 18, 1849, Bal­ti­more, Ma­ry­land.

Died: Au­gust 23, 1928, Ca­tons­ville, Ma­ry­land.

Buried: Green­mount Cem­e­te­ry, Bal­ti­more, Ma­ry­land.

Carter at­tend­ed the Penn­syl­van­ia Mil­i­tary Acad­e­my, where he was a star ath­lete. Af­ter grad­u­a­tion in 1867, he stayed there to teach chem­is­try, nat­ur­al sci­enc­es, en­gin­eer­ing, and math­e­ma­tics. He moved to Cal­i­for­nia around 1873, but on­ly stayed there three years. In 1887, he was or­dained a Meth­od­ist min­is­ter. In 1891, he co-ed­it­ed Hymns of the Christ­ian Life with Al­bert Simp­son. Even­tu­al­ly, Car­ter moved from the min­is­try in­to med­i­cine, fin­ish­ing his ca­reer as a doc­tor in Bal­ti­more, Mar­y­land.

Sources

Hymns

  1. Breathe upon Us
  2. Cross of Christ! Lead Onward
  3. Hope of the Ages, The

Music

  1. Mercy of God Is an Ocean Divine, The
  2. O Jesus, Jesus
  3. Once I Was Far in Sin
  4. Standing on the Promises of God