Charles E. Merriam

Charles E. Merriam bio

Birth Name: Charles E. Merriam

Occupation: Political Scientist

Place Of Birth: Iowa

Date Of Birth: November 15, 1874

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Charles E. Merriam was born on the 15th of November, 1874. He was famous for being a Political Scientist. One of the foremost political scientists of his age, whose seminal record of American political movements was one of the first based on hard data. He was also an important advisor to several Presidents including FDR, who helped during the Great Depression.

Charles E. Merriam was born in Iowa. He studied law at Columbia University and then at Paris and Berlin, but became disillusioned with the law profession and switched to political science. Despite no formal mathematical training, he believed in using quantitative analysis to back up research and theories – which became called the Chicago School of research.

Charles E. Merriam was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charles E. Merriam was born in 1870s.

Charles E. Merriam is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Charles E. Merriam’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Charles E. Merriam’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Charles E. Merriam was born in the Year of the Dog.

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Zodiac Sign: Charles E. Merriam was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Charles E. Merriam was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Charles E. Merriam had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Charles E. Merriam’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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