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Christopher Benfield Carter

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Preceded by  Matthew Hutchinson
Died  August 9, 1906
Political party  Liberal
Party  Quebec Liberal Party
Name  Christopher Carter
Role  Politician

Christopher Benfield Carter
Born  30 November 1844 Montreal, Quebec (1844-11-30)

Succeeded by  Charles Ernest Gault

Christopher Benfield Carter (30 November 1844 – 9 August 1906) was a Canadian politician.

Born in Montreal, the son of Christopher Carter and Amelia Jane Coward, Carter studied at the Montreal High School, the Commercial Academy of Sorel, and McGill University. He was called to the Bar of Lower Canada in 1866. He was created a Government of Canada Queen's Counsel in 1889 and a Government of Quebec Queen's Counsel in 1899. A practicing lawyer, he was Bâtonnier of the Bar of Montreal from 1897 to 1898 and Bâtonnier of the Province from 1898 to 1899. He was also treasurer of the Canadian Bar Association. He was president of the People's Montreal Building and the Montreal and Sorel Railway.

He was a member of the Montreal City Council from 1902 to 1906. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Quebec for the electoral district of Montréal division no. 5 in 1904. A Liberal, he died in office in 1906. He died in 1906 and was buried in St. James Cemetery.

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