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A Pioneer Editor Dead. Savannah—Leroy D. Carter, aged 80, died here. He started the Adventurer, the first newspaper published in St. Joseph, Mo. In 1874 Carter was elected, sheriff of Andrew County on the grange ticket. The late Gov. Altgeld of Illinois was elected prosecuting attorney of Andrew county on the same ticket.  Upon his retirement from office,  Carter removed  to his farm south of Savannah, where he lived until his death.
Date: Saturday, February 9, 1907 Paper: St. Louis Palladium (St. Louis, MO) Page: 3

 

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