Fred  Carleton

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Fred Carleton
Born-London, England-April 15, 1841
Died-Austin, Texas-November 11, 1910
Member Co. G 16 Regiment Texas Volunteer Infantry C. S. A.
One of The Founders of Confederate Home, Austin, Texas
One of the Organizers W. and O. Home I. O. O. F.
Corsicana, Texas
Grand Sire, I. O. O. F. 1896-1898
Erected by the Odd Fellows of Texas
Full Name: Fred  Carleton
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:G  Number:1
Reason for Eligibility: Member, Texas House of Representatives; Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: April 15, 1841 
Died: November 11, 1910 
Burial Date: Reinterred March 11, 1938 

CARLETON, FRED(1841~1910)Fred Carleton, Confederate veteran and State Legislator, was born on April 15, 1841 in London, England. He was a member of Company G, 16th Infantry, Walker's Division. He was one of the Founders of the Confederate Home in Austin, Texas. He was one of the orgainzers of the Widows and Orphans Home. He was a member of I. O. O. F. in Corsicana, Texas. He was Grand Sire of I. O. O. F. from 1896-1898.

He died in Austin, Texas on November 11, 1910. His body was moved from Oakwood Cemetery in Austin, Texas to the State Cemetery during the Centennial in 1936.

His monument was erected by the Odd Fellows of Texas.



Fred Carleton served in the Texas House of Representatives as the 3rd Assistant Clerk in 10th Legislature, but resigned on May 14, 1864. He later served as a member of the 17th Legislature, from Austin, from 1881 to 1883.

Entered by Administrator on 9/6/2001

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