Russell Kelso Carter

CARTER, Russell Kelso. b. Baltimore, Maryland, 18 November 1849; d. Catonsville, Maryland, 23 August 1926. Carter graduated from the Pennsylvania Military Academy in 1867, and taught chemistry there (1869-73). Thereafter he had a career of astonishing variety. He moved to California to raise sheep, before returning to his alma mater to teach civil engineering and mathematics (1881-87); he then resigned to become a Methodist minister in ‘Holiness camp meetings’. Later he studied medicine and became a physician in Baltimore. The author of works on science and religion, as well as several novels, Carter edited Songs of Perfect Love with John R. Sweney* (1886), and Hymns of the Christian Life...

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