Elwood B. Carter

5 Aug 1908 - 24 Dec 1987

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Elwood B. Carter

5 Aug 1908 - 24 Dec 1987
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Grave site information of Elwood B. Carter (5 Aug 1908 - 24 Dec 1987) at Spanish Fork City Cemetery in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States from BillionGraves

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Elwood B. Carter

Married: 9 Mar 1927

Spanish Fork City Cemetery

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Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah
United States




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  • Malinda E. Carter (Newell)
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    12 Feb 1908 - 26 Apr 1995
  • Linda Mae Carter
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  • R. Newell Carter
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  • Bob E. Carter
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  • Vern A. Carter
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  • C. Sandy Carter
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  • Lila Jean Carter
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Grandpa Carter - the cowboy

Contributor: Fran Created: 1 year ago Updated: 1 year ago

I remember a time when as a young child I was supposed to hold a black Shetland Pony named Elwood (presumably after grandpa). When the pony realized the person holding him was so small he started to tug and pulled the reins away from me - and then promptly ran down into the alfalfa field below the house in Tabiona. Grandpa already had saddled up his horse Pacer and he quickly grabbed a rope and went after the Shetland pony. If the pony were to eat too much alfalfa it would bloat and die, so he quickly roped the horse and drug it up out of the field. I shall always remember how powerful and capable my grandfather Elwood Berlin Carter looked as he mounted his large horse and took off after the pony. This and many other pleasant memories during summers at the ranch in Tabiona always left the impression on me of my grandfather as a cowboy. Daniel E. Williams

Life timeline of Elwood B. Carter

Elwood B. Carter was born on 5 Aug 1908
Elwood B. Carter was 6 years old when Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were assassinated by a Yugoslav nationalist named Gavrilo Princip in Sarajevo, sparking the outbreak of World War I. Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria-Este was a member of the imperial Habsburg dynasty, and from 1896 until his death the heir presumptive (Thronfolger) to the Austro-Hungarian throne. His assassination in Sarajevo precipitated Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia, which in turn triggered a series of events that resulted in Austria-Hungary's allies and Serbia's declaring war on each other, starting World War I.
Elwood B. Carter was 21 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
Elwood B. Carter was 31 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Elwood B. Carter was 36 years old when World War II: The Allied invasion of Normandy—codenamed Operation Overlord—begins with the execution of Operation Neptune (commonly referred to as D-Day), the landing of 155,000 Allied troops on the beaches of Normandy in France. The Allied soldiers quickly break through the Atlantic Wall and push inland in the largest amphibious military operation in history. The Allies of World War II, called the United Nations from the 1 January 1942 declaration, were the countries that together opposed the Axis powers during the Second World War (1939–1945). The Allies promoted the alliance as a means to control German, Japanese and Italian aggression.
Elwood B. Carter was 47 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Elwood B. Carter was 57 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
Elwood B. Carter was 70 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Elwood B. Carter died on 24 Dec 1987 at the age of 79
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