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Carter, Wesley C. (Wesley Carol), 1917-1995

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1917-1995

Biographical History

Wesley C. Carter (1917-1995) was a general contractor who directed the construction of chapels for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Wesley Carol Carter was born on December 25, 1917 in Eureka, Utah, to Edward Furlsbury and Annie Blake Carter. He married Mary Hall on October 16, 1940, and they had five children together. He was contracted by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to build and remodel chapels in Utah. He went on to serve a building mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Isles from 1960 to 1963, and directed the building missionary program in the Southern States mission until 1965. Wesley Carol Carter passed away on April 3, 1995 in the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center located in Provo, Utah.

Citation

UPB files, Dec. 18, 2018 (Wesley Carol Carter; born December 25, 1917 in Eureka, Utah, to Edward Furlsbury and Annie Blake Carter; He was contracted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to build and remodel chapels in Utah; He went on to serve a building mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the British Isles from 1960 to 1963; directed the building missionary program in the South until 1965; Wesley Carol Carter passed away on April 3, 1995).

deseretnews, via WWW, Dec. 19, 2018 (wife Mary Hall, married October 16 1940; five children; Wesley C. Carter passed away Monday, April 3, 1995 at the Utah Valley Regional Medical Center).

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Autobiography of Wesley C. Carter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 9179
Scope and Contents Contains an autobiography of the life of Wesley C. Carter. Includes information about his personal and professional activities. Includes personal stories from his childhood, adolescent, and adult life, notes positions held in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and discusses the work he completed while serving his building missions in the British Isles and the Southern United States. Dated approximately 1993.
Dates: approximately 1993

Wesley C. Carter scrapbooks

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 9162
Scope and Contents Contains scrapbooks from Wesley Carol Carter pertaining to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints building mission program in the southeast area of the United States and histories of the YWMIA. Scrapbooks include photographs and brief histories of church building missionaries called to serve in the southeast area, as well as newspaper and church publications pertaining to church building projects in which Wesley Carol Carter was involved. Scrapbooks also include photographs of the...
Dates: 1963-1972