Biography of G. H. Carpenter
Cook County, Il Biographies

G. H. CARPENTER, carpenter. was born in Bristol, Kenosha County. Wis., August 22, 1853. At the age of sixteen, he commenced to learn the trade of a carpenter, and in the fall of 1870 went to Palatine, Cook County, where he finished learning it, working then for two years there as a journeyman. In 1872, he came to Rogers Park, and worked for his father two years, then went to Leadville, Col., mining and prospecting. In 1880. he returned to Rogers Park, and formed a eopartnership with C. H. Ceperly, as the firm of Ceperly & Carpenter. builders and contractors, which was dissolvcd July 1, 1882, when, with C. H. Wharton, he formed the present firm of Carpenter & Wharton, builders and contractors. He was married to Miss Lida Dawson, of Union Grove. Wis., January 31, 1883. They have one child.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.

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