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Charles Van Doren

AKA Charles Lincoln Van Doren

Born: 12-Feb-1926
Birthplace: Manhattan, NY
Died: 9-Apr-2019
Location of death: Canaan, CT
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: TV Personality

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Won the rigged game show Twenty-One

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1944-45)

Father: Mark Van Doren (poet and author, b. 1894, d. 1972)
Mother: Dorothy Graffe Van Doren (novelist)
Brother: John (d. 2019)
Wife: Geraldine Ann Bernstein (two children, until his death)
Daughter: Elizabeth Van Doren
Son: John Van Doren

    High School: High School of Music and Art, New York City
    University: BA, St. John's College, Annapolis (1947)
    University: MA Mathematics, Columbia University (1949)
    University: PhD English Literature, Columbia University (1959)


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