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Carter W. Clarke Jr.
Born August 16, 1926(1926-08-16) (age 95)
Place of birth Alaska
Allegiance United States
Service/branch U.S. Army
Rank Brigadier general
Battles/wars Korean War
Vietnam War

Carter Weldon Clarke Jr. (born 16 August 1926) is a retired brigadier general in the United States Army. His father, Carter Clarke was also an army brigadier general who served in World War I, World War II and the Korean war and was the founder and CEO of Gemesis. Carter was a 1948 graduate of West Point.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Carter Clarke, Jr. was born 16 August 1926 in Alaska to Carter Weldon Clarke (1896 - 1987)[1][2] and Jessie Fuller Clarke.[1][2]

Carter attended West Point and graduated in 1948 before going on to serve in the Korean War and Vietnam War.

He retired from the United States Army as a Brigadier general.

Military decorations[edit | edit source]

Silver Star citation[edit | edit source]

Carter W. Clarke, Jr., United States Army, is reported to have been awarded the Silver Star under the below-listed General Orders for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against the enemy while serving with the 25th Infantry Division in Korea. General Orders: Headquarters, 25th Infantry Division, General Orders No. 326 (1950)[3]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Carter W. Clarke, Jr.". Mother. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/98300110. Retrieved 26 July 2017. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Carter W. Clarke, Jr.". Father. Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/47208491. Retrieved 26 July 2017. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Carter W. Clarke, Jr. at Hall of Valor

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