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 Harlon Bronson Carter

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Harlon Bronson Carter

Birth
Granbury, Hood County, Texas, USA
Death
19 Nov 1991 (aged 78)
Green Valley, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Burial
Tucson, Pima County, Arizona, USA
Plot
Block 2, section C, Grave 22
Memorial ID
53681066 View Source

Harlon Bronson Carter was born in Granbury, Texas on Aug. 10. 1913 to parents Horace Bronson Carter and Ila Baker Carter.

Harlon B. Carter led the National Rifle Association as executive vice president from 1977 to 1985. He is generally seen as one of the most influential NRA chieftains.

Carter was born in Granbury, Texas, but called Arizona home much of his life. He served in, and later commanded, the U.S. Border Patrol.

Carter career with the NRA started when joined the association at 16. He served on the NRA's board from 1951 to 1969. Carter became the first director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action in 1975 before his promotion to executive vice president.

Donations to the NRA skyrocketed and membership tripled during his eight years leading the association.

Carter died in his home in Green Valley, AZ, in 1991.

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The 1920 Census of Justice Precinct No. 1, Hood County, Texas reads:

Horace B. Carter, head, m, w, 33, married, Texas
Ila Carter, wife, f, w, 28 or 29, married, Texas
Harlon D. Carter, son, m, w, 6, single, Texas
Alpha Carter, dau, f, w, 5, single, Texas
Mirion Carter, dau, f, w, one month, single, Texas

Harlon Bronson Carter was born in Granbury, Texas on Aug. 10. 1913 to parents Horace Bronson Carter and Ila Baker Carter.

Harlon B. Carter led the National Rifle Association as executive vice president from 1977 to 1985. He is generally seen as one of the most influential NRA chieftains.

Carter was born in Granbury, Texas, but called Arizona home much of his life. He served in, and later commanded, the U.S. Border Patrol.

Carter career with the NRA started when joined the association at 16. He served on the NRA's board from 1951 to 1969. Carter became the first director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action in 1975 before his promotion to executive vice president.

Donations to the NRA skyrocketed and membership tripled during his eight years leading the association.

Carter died in his home in Green Valley, AZ, in 1991.

NRAblog.com
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The 1920 Census of Justice Precinct No. 1, Hood County, Texas reads:

Horace B. Carter, head, m, w, 33, married, Texas
Ila Carter, wife, f, w, 28 or 29, married, Texas
Harlon D. Carter, son, m, w, 6, single, Texas
Alpha Carter, dau, f, w, 5, single, Texas
Mirion Carter, dau, f, w, one month, single, Texas


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