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Background Information

Employment History

Civilian Governor of the Department

Mindanao and Sulu

Governor General

Mindanao and Sulu

Civil Governor

Mindanao and Sulu


Department of Mindanao and Sulu

Civilian Governor


Arlington National Cemetery



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Jolo - Chronology of Moro Resistance [cached]

This became a concern for Carpenter who feared the issue might come to haunt the U.S. Thus, he said wrote in his 1916 report it became "necessary and opportune definitely to extinguish all claims of the Sultan to any degree of temporal sovereignty. (Gowing,p. 287 and Sulu and Sabah, Nicholas Tarling, p.317 Photo of His Highness Jamalul Kiram II, the last Sultan of Jolo.

September 1, 1913 Moro Province is abolished. December 16, 1913 Military rule officially ended and civilian rule begins. Frank Carpenter, a civilian governor of the Department of Mindanao and Sulu and Guy N. Roher was the Governor of Sulu.

Zamboanga del Norte : Municipality of Katipunan [cached]

Frank Carpenter, the Governor General of Mindanao and Sulu, signed into law Executive Order No. 21 instituting Lubungan (former name of Katipunan) as a duly constituted municipality upon the recommendation of Provincial Governor Luis Lim.

Frank W. Carpenter, Hospital Steward, United States Army & Public Official [cached]

Frank W. Carpenter

Frank W. Carpenter relieved General Pershing on December 16, 1913, to become the first civil governor of the new department.
In 1913, the peace-loving Mr. Frank W. Carpenter became the first civil governor of Mindanao and Sulu.
The Moros, convicted of Carpenter's sincerity in his offer of peace with honor, laid down their arms and accepted American rule.
Governor Carpenter, by his able administration of Moro affairs and his personal affability, accomplished within a few years what Spanish and later American soldiers had failed to achieve in many years of warfare.

On December 13, 1913, Frank C. ... [cached]

On December 13, 1913, Frank C. Carpenter was appointed the first civilian governor of the Moro Province, which later on was named Department of Mindanao and Sulu on March 13, 1914.Aside from the five provinces already under administrative jurisdiction of the Moro Province. two more provinces were added, namely, Agusan and Bukidnon.Both the Moros and the so-called "wild tribes" or "pagans," the inhabitants of the two provinces added, were now lumped together under this office.

Frank Carpenter, a Nebraskan, joined the army in 1888 and became Secretary of the Army in 1895.Four years later. he was appointed secretary to General Lawton in the Philippines and thereafter was appointed Assistant Executive Secretary and. later. as Executive Secretary of the Insular Government.He learned to speak Tagalog and Spanish very fluently and was endeared among the Filipinos.He was remembered for many highlights, among which were the signing of the Carpenter Agreement In 1915, the filipinization of the offices. the adoption of the "policy of attraction," and the sending of scholars or pensionados (including Moros) to the United States for higher studies.
It was one of the cornerstones of the administration of Frank C. Carpenter when he became the Governor of the Department of Mindanao and Sulu.

A civilian governor, Frank W. ... [cached]

A civilian governor, Frank W. Carpenter, was appointed in his stead.

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