Charles Schultze, American economist and public policy analyst, Died at 91


Charles Louis Schultze was born on December 12, 1924, and died on September 27, 2016.

He was an American economist and public policy analyst.

Charles served as the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the President Carter Administation.

He 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.

Charles Schultze was a veteran of World War II, during which he served in the army in the European theater.

Schultze was involved with the Brookings Institution since 1968.

Charles Schultze was director of Economic Studies from 1987–90 and a senior fellow from 1968–77 and 1981-87.

Whilst a senior fellow emeritus in the Economic Studies program, he was named as the recipient of The John C. and Nancy D. Whitehead Chair in 1997.

He died in Washington, D.C. due to complications of sepsis.

Charles Schultze also had dementia in his later years.

Charles Schultze passed away at 91 years old.