Charles Alden Black

Charles Alden Black

Born Mar 6, 1919

Charles Alden Black was a California businessman known for aquaculture and oceanography, and for his marriage to Shirley Temple Black.

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1919 Birth Born on March 6, 1919.


1946 27 Years Old He served in the Navy during World War II, as an intelligence officer in the South Pacific, and again during the Korean War as an intelligence officer. After WWII he received his MBA from Stanford in 1946, and then in the late 1950s he lived in Hawaii and worked as an executive for Castle & Cooke and Dole Pineapple companies. … Read More


1950 31 Years Old He was married to the legendary former child actress and diplomat Shirley Temple from December 16, 1950, until his death from myelodysplastic syndrome on August 4, 2005, at his home in Woodside, California, at the age of 86. … Read More
1952 33 Years Old From 1952 to 1957, he was an executive at the Stanford Research Institute (now known as SRI International) and with Ampex Corp from 1957 to 1965. … Read More


2005 86 Years Old Died on August 4, 2005.
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