1925 – Born on the 4th of September in Anniston, Alabama.
Carter served in the United States Navy during World War II.
Attended to the University of Colorado.
1973-1976 – His fictional works The Rebel Outlaw Josey Wales (1973) and The Education of Little Tree (1976).
1976 – Clint Eastwood directed and starred in a film adaptation of the former, retitled The Outlaw Josey Wales.
1979 – Died on 7th of June from injuries he received, apparently in a drunken fistfight, allegedly with his son.