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Hodding Carter

Hodding CarterAKA William Hodding Carter, Jr.

Born: 3-Feb-1907
Birthplace: Hammond, LA
Died: 4-Apr-1972
Location of death: Greenville, MS
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, MS

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Delta Democrat-Times

Military service: US Army (WWII, discharged 1945)

Father: William Hodding Carter
Mother: Irma Dutarte
Wife: Betty Werlein Carter (b. 1910, m. 14-Oct-1931, three sons)
Son: Hodding Carter III (journalist, public official, b. 8-Apr-1935)
Son: Philip Dutartre Carter (b. 1939)
Son: Thomas Hennen Carter (d. 27-Apr-1964 russian roulette)

    University: BA, Bowdoin College (1927)

    Guggenheim Fellowship 1945
    Pulitzer Prize for Editorial Writing 1946
    Delta Democrat-Times 1936-72

Author of books:
Where Main Street Meets the River (1953)
First Person Rural (1963)

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