Manley Lanier "Sonny" Carter Jr., M.D. (August 15, 1947 – April 5, 1991), (Capt, USN), was an American chemist, physician, professional soccer player, naval officer and aviator, test pilot, and NASA astronaut.
Born in Macon, Bibb, Georgia, USA.
Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry, Emory University.
Doctor of Medicine, Emory University.
Entered the US Navy. During his Navy career, he was awarded the Air Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal.
↑ "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V99P-33T : 19 May 2014), M L Carter, 15 Apr 1991; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).