Charles Alden Black
Charles Alden Black

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Name: Charles Alden Black
Occupation: Oceanographer
Gender: Male
Birth Day: March 6, 1919
Age: 103
Birth Place: Santa Monica, United States
Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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Charles Alden Black

Charles Alden Black was born on March 6, 1919 in Santa Monica, United States (103 years old). Charles Alden Black is an Oceanographer, zodiac sign: Pisces. Find out Charles Alden Blacknet worth 2020, salary 2020 detail bellow.


He worked as an executive for the Dole Pineapple Company. He later founded Mardela Corp., a California fishery.

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Before Fame

He studied at Stanford University and Harvard Business School, before joining the Navy during World War II.

Biography Timeline


Black was born in Santa Monica, California, in 1919. Black graduated from Hotchkiss School in Connecticut and Stanford University (class of 1940). His father, James Byers Black, was president of PG&E. After attending Harvard Business School for one year, Black entered the Navy in 1941.


He served in the Navy during World War II as an intelligence officer in the South Pacific. He again served during the Korean War as an intelligence officer. After World War II he received his MBA from Stanford in 1946. Then in the late 1950s he lived in Hawaii, working as an executive for Castle & Cooke and Dole Pineapple companies. By the end of the Korean War, he was a lieutenant commander.


He was married to the legendary former child actress and diplomat Shirley Temple from December 16, 1950, until his death. He died from myelodysplastic syndrome on August 4, 2005, at his home in Woodside, California, at the age of 86. They had a son, Charles Alden Black Jr., and two daughters, Susan (from Shirley's previous marriage) and Lori Black.

Family Life

Charles was married to actress Shirley Temple, with whom he had two children.

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