Carter, Marshall Sylvester

Born: Sep 16, 1909 AD
Died: 1993 AD, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: General, Military Officer

1909 - Born on September 16th at Fort Monroe, Virginia. American general.

         - He had held numerous Army commands and served as a top aide to General George C. Marshall when Marshall was a General, Secretary of State and Secretary of Defense.

1931 - He graduated from West Point.

1936 - Earned a Master Degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

         - He served in the Logistics Group of the War Deprtment General Staff and as Deputy Chief of Staff in the China Theater of Operations.

1946 - He became an aide to Marshall, who was then a Special Envoy to China.

         - He rose to the rank of Diplomatic Minister, and helped to supervise postwar programs in Europe and assisted Secretary Marshall at five major foreign conferences.

1962 - John F. Kennedy appointed him Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

1965 - President Lyndon B. Johnson named him Director of the National Security Agency.

1969 - He became President of the George C. Marshall Research Foundation.

1993 - Died on February 18th in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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