William Stanley 'Bill' Carpenter


Bill Carpenter

College Football Hall of Fame 1982

Date of Birth: September 30, 1937, in Springfield, Pennsylvania ( years old)


He is one of the Oldest Living College Football Hall of Fame members

Did you know?

He is also known as Bill 'The Lonely End' Carpenter

Bill Carpenter served in Vietnam, where his heroic action won him the Silver Star,

Bronze Star, Army Commendation Medal, three Air Medals, two Purple Hearts

and the Combat Infantry Badge. On June 8, 1966, Captain Carpenter and the 101st Airborne

were ambushed by a superior number of Viet Cong. Carpenter courageously led his men out

of the ambush and back to camp.



1957 U.S. Military Academy (Army)

1958 U.S. Military Academy (Army)

1959 U.S. Military Academy (Army)


United States Military Academy (Army)












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