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Charles Angle Carter
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Here is the biographical information that I have. Thank you, Peyton Carter
December 2002:

Charles Angle Carter
7 July 1889 17 March 1976

Uncle Charlie enlisted in the U.S. Army on May 9, 1918 in order to serve during The Great War  (World War I) and fought in the area around Chateau-Thierry and/or Belleau Wood in France. He was discharged on June 24, 1919 with the rank of Sergeant. (His Army serial number was #418688.)

After the war Charlie went to Paris and studied at the Sorbonne. Upon returning to the U.S. he worked for the U.S. Dept. of Fisheries. He achieved a law degree from George Washington University in Washington, D.C., but he never practiced 
law for, by then the country was in a deep Depression and he needed to maintain whatever income he could with the job he already possessed.

On October 15, 1923, he was initiated into Mount Pleasant Masonic Lodge in Washington D.C.; he passed his degrees on December 17, 1923, and was raised on January 29, 1924. On February 21, 1974, he was awarded a 50-year emblem. (Mount Pleasant is now a part of Albert Pike Lodge.) On September 16, 1933, Charlie married Gladys Godwin of England in New York City.

Charlie died in 1976 and is buried at Arlington National Cemetery (Section 48, Grave 1292) along side of his wife. He had no issue. The following is his obituary, which appeared in The Washington Post on March 20, 1976:



CARTER, CHARLES ANGLE (Retired U.S. Tariff Comm. Expert).

On March 17, 1976 in Holden Massachusetts, of 2310 Woodview Rd., Kinston, North Carolina. Survived by his brother Benjamin F. Carter of New York City, uncle of Mrs. Howard A. Greis (Virginia) of Holden, Massachusetts, Mrs. Simon C. Sitterson of Kinston, North Carolina, (Frances C.) Mrs. Thomas R. Greenleaf (Jane C.) of Glen Moore, Pennsylvania, and Mr. Peyton F. Carter of New York City.

Funeral service Friday, March 26 at National Cemetery, 2:00 P.M. at Fort Myer Chapel, Arlington, Virginia. Burial Arlington National Cemetery.


Posted: 26 December 2002 Updated: 22 February 2003 Updated: 20 April 2007
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