|Name Edward Carteret|
Education Brentwood School, Essex
Parents Philip Carteret FRS
Edward Carteret (1671–1739) was an English politician and served as Postmaster General from 1721 until his death.
Edward Carteret was the third son of Philip Carteret FRS and younger brother of George Carteret, 1st Baron Carteret. He was educated at Brentwood School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He served as Member of Parliament for several constituencies between 1698 and 1720 when he was made a Postmaster General.