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Clarence E. Beck
Born (1914-12-23)December 23, 1914
Died April 16, 1997(1997-04-16) (aged 82)
Place of birth Atmore, Alabama
Place of death Kauai, Hawaii
Allegiance United States of America
Service/branch United States Army
Rank Brigadier General
Battles/wars World War II
Awards Legion of Merit
 • Army Distinguished Service Medal
 • Silver Star Medal
 • Bronze Star Medal

Clarence Earle Beck (23 December 1914 – 16 April 1997) was an American officer in the United States Army during World War II. He retired in 1968 as Brigadier General.


Clarence Beck was born 23 December 1914 in Atmore, Alabama to William Caleb Beck and Clara Jordan Beck.[1] He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1938. He retired from the army in 1968. He died 16 April 1997 in Kauai, Hawaii and his ashes were scattered on the family estate in Kauai, Hawaii.[1] He also has a cenotaph at Saint Michael & All Angels Episcopal Church.[1]




  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Clarence E. Beck". Find a Grave. Retrieved October 28, 2018. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "Clarence E. Beck". Military Times. Retrieved June 10, 2017.