Will Carleton

Will Carleton bio

Birth Name: Will Carleton

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Michigan

Date Of Birth: October 21, 1845

Date Of Death: December 18, 1912

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Will Carleton was born on the 21st of October, 1845. He was best known for being a Poet. American poet whose rural-themed works include Over the Hill to the Poor House, Betsy and I Are Out, and Farm Ballads. He published his final poetic work, A Thousand Thoughts with Index of Subjects, in 1908.

Will Carleton was born in Michigan. He attended Hillsdale College and recited his poem, “Rifts in the Cloud,” at his 1869 graduation ceremony. He worked as an editor for the Detroit Weekly Tribune during the 1870s.

Will Carleton was a Libra and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Will Carleton was born in 1840s.

Will Carleton is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Will Carleton’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Will Carleton’s parents.

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Will Carleton was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Will Carleton
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Will Carleton was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Will Carleton was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Will Carleton had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Will Carleton’s birth sign is Libra and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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