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Charles Schultze

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Charles Schultze
11th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
January 22, 1977 – January 20, 1981
PresidentJimmy Carter
Preceded byAlan Greenspan
Succeeded byMurray Weidenbaum
Director of the Bureau of the Budget
In office
June 1, 1965 – January 28, 1968
PresidentLyndon B. Johnson
Preceded byKermit Gordon
Succeeded byCharles Zwick
Personal details
Charles Louis Schultze

(1924-12-12)December 12, 1924
Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.
DiedSeptember 27, 2016(2016-09-27) (aged 91)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Rita Schultze
EducationGeorgetown University (BA, MA)
University of Maryland, College Park (PhD)

Charles Louis Schultze (December 12, 1924 – September 27, 2016) was an American economist and public policy analyst. He served as the Chairperson of the Council of Economic Advisers during the President Carter Administration.

Schultze was appointed the assistant director of the Bureau of the Budget by President John F. Kennedy in 1962, and was the Director from 1965 until 1968 during President Lyndon Johnson's Great Society agenda.

Schultze was born in Alexandria, Virginia. He studied at Georgetown University and at the University of Maryland, College Park. He was a veteran of WWII, serving in the army in the European theater. Schultze died from complications of sepsis caused by dementia on September 27, 2016 in Washington, D.C., aged 92.[1]

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  1. Cowan, Edward (27 September 2016). "Charles L. Schultze, economist in two Democratic administrations, dies at 91". Washington Post. Retrieved 6 October 2016.

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