Carwood Lipton Biography
(United States Army Officer)
Birthday: January 30, 1920 (Aquarius)
Born In: Huntington, West Virginia
Carwood Lipton was a United States Army officer, who earned nationwide fame and recognition by serving his country, diligently and earnestly during World War II. Joining the US Army as a low-profile private, he rose through the ranks to become a Second Lieutenant in the army’s 101st Airborne Division and retired from the unit as First Lieutenant. He served in the 2nd Battalion of Easy Company for a total of three years, staying in the unit until it was demobilized when WWII came to an end after Germany and Japan surrendered. He came to the United States and resumed his engineering course at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia to complete the remaining three years at the end of which he became a graduate. His engineering degree helped him land a job at Owens Illinois Inc that dealt in plastics packaging and glass products. His progression in the firm was rapid and within a few years, he became the company’s Chief Operator. He retired as ‘Director of International Development’, spending his post-retirement years in North Carolina. He died at 81 years of age from pulmonary fibrosis and left behind his wife, three sons, five grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.