As a carrier of the San Diego Union and the Evening Tribune newspapers in 1956-7-8, I was lucky enough to have as one of my distinguished customers on my I Avenue paper route Marine General Alphonse De Carre (1892-1977).
Gen. De Carre commanded the 2nd Marine Division on Guadalcanal in 1943.
The General and Mrs. De Carre lived on the even-numbered side of I Avenue in the 700 block, as I recall. (My Mother and I lived @ 545 I Avenue).
It's amazing how many…