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Charles Schulz

Charles SchulzAKA Charles Monroe Schulz

Born: 26-Nov-1922
Birthplace: Minneapolis, MN
Died: 12-Feb-2000
Location of death: Santa Rosa, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Colon
Remains: Buried, Pleasant Hills Cemetery, Sebastopol, CA

Gender: Male
Religion: Other [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Cartoonist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Cartoonist created Peanuts

Military service: US Army (WWII, 1943-45)

[1] Though as a young man Schultz did what he called "some very lousy preaching" in a Christian church, in an interview a few months before his death he said, "The term that best describes me now is secular humanist." [1999 interview in MetroActive.]

Father: Carl Schulz (barber)
Mother: Dena (d. Feb-1943, colon cancer)
Wife: Joyce Halverson (m. 1951, div. 1972, two sons, three daughters)
Mistress: Tracey Claudius (affair, early 1970s)
Son: Monte Schulz
Son: Craig Schulz
Daughter: Merideth
Daughter: Jill
Daughter: Amy Schulz Johnson
Wife: Jeannie Forsyth (m. 1974, until his death)

    High School: Central High School, St. Paul, MN

    St. Paul Pioneer Press Li'l Folks (1947-49)
    McCain 2000
    Congressional Gold Medal
    Silver Buffalo
    Reuben Award 1955
    Reuben Award 1964
    Grand Marshal of the Tournament of Roses 1974
    Hollywood Walk of Fame 7021 Hollywood Blvd (television)
    Stroke (Nov-1999)
    German Ancestry Paternal
    Norwegian Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Depression

    A Charlie Brown Celebration (24-May-1982) · Himself

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