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Carter, Frederick John (Fred) (1870–1959)

by Ian Carter

Frederick Carter, n.d.

Frederick Carter, n.d.

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Frederick “Fred” John Carter was born at “Glenisla” station, Victoria, in 1870. He was the second son of Samuel and Jane Carter. Fred Carter was one of H.V McKay's first employees in Ballarat. He joined the company around 1898. He resigned in February 1910 and moved to “Korawilla”, via Cuballing, Western Australia to take up farming. He married the late Florence Mayne of Stawell (died 1946), and they had two daughters; Freda (Mrs. Harry Biggin) of “Karingal”, Kondinin, W.A;  and Joyce Marion Carter. Fred Carter died at Kondinin on June 2, 1959, aged 89 years, and was survived by his daughters and son-in-law.

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  • unpublished, 2013

Citation details

Ian Carter, 'Carter, Frederick John (Fred) (1870–1959)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/carter-frederick-john-fred-17140/text28957, accessed 21 September 2020.

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Frederick Carter, n.d.

Frederick Carter, n.d.

photo supplied by Ian Carter