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CARPENTER, Levi D., a Representative from New York; born in Waterville, Oneida County, N.Y., August 21, 1802; attended the public schools; studied law; was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Waterville, N.Y.; supervisor of the town of Sangerfield in 1835; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Samuel Beardsley and served from November 5, 1844, to March 3, 1845; was not a candidate for reelection in 1844 to the Twenty-ninth Congress; resumed the practice of law in Waterville, N.Y., and died there October 27, 1856; interment in the City Cemetery.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present