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Leigh Hays Carter
Military Son

The son of William Harding Carter, he was born on 23 October 1884 and died 0n 27 August 1907. He is buried among other family members in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.


Leigh Hays Carter was born on 23 October 1884. He was the son of Brigadier General William Giles Harding Carter and Ida Dawley.

Leigh Hays Carter died on 27 August 1907 at University of Illinois in Illinois, at age 22 years, 10 months and 4 days. While a student, he was accidently killed by an electric shock in one of the University buildings.




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