Retired Navy Supply Corps officer, Capt. Carl Stringer, Jr., died April 13, 2013, at Harbor's Edge in Norfolk, Va. He was born in Burlington, Vt., on May 10, 1922, and graduated in 1943 from Clark University in Worcester, Mass.
The Navy sent him to Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and to Supply Corps School at Harvard under the V-12 program. Later in his career, the Navy selected him to attend Harvard Business School where he received an MBA with distinction in 1958. A veteran of WWII, he served two years as Supply officer at the major PT base in the Pacific. After 27 years, he ended his Navel career as Commander, Defense Depot Mechanicsburg, Pa.
His second career was as vice president for Logistics and Computer Services for a division of Bristol Meyers Squibb in Cincinnati, Ohio. He retired to Norfolk, Va. where he was active in the early years of the Norfolk Downtown Council, served on the board of the Old Dominion Learning in Retirement program, and served on the board of the World Affairs Council. Capt. Stringer was a longtime member of the ACLU, a strong supporter of the Southern Poverty Law Center, and a member of the American Humanist Society.
He is survived by his wife, four daughters, two grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.