G. David Schine

G. David Schine

Born Sep 11, 1927

Gerard David Schine, better known as G. David Schine or David Schine, was the wealthy heir to a hotel chain fortune who became a central figure in the Army-McCarthy Hearings of 1954 in his role as the chief consultant to the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.… Read More

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1927 Birth Born on September 11, 1927.


1945 17 Years Old He entered Harvard in the summer of 1945, took a leave of absence in the spring of 1946, and returned in the fall of 1947 after a year working as an assistant purser for the Army Transport Service. … Read More


1952 24 Years Old In 1952 Schine published a six-page anti-communist pamphlet called Definition of Communism, and had a copy placed in every room of his family's chain of hotels. … Read More
1953 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Schine and Cohn conducted a much-criticised tour of Europe in 1953, examining libraries of the United States Information Agency for books written by authors they deemed to be Communists or fellow travelers. … Read More
1954 26 Years Old Just prior to the hearings, Schine and Cohn appeared on the cover of TIME on March 22, 1954, under the banner "McCarthy and His Men". … Read More
1957 29 Years Old 1 More Event
On October 22, 1957, he married Miss Universe of 1955, Hillevi Rombin of Sweden.


1968 40 Years Old Schine made a cameo appearance as himself on a 1968 episode of Batman.
1971 43 Years Old Schine was executive producer of the 1971 film The French Connection, which was nominated for eight Academy Awards and won five, including Best Picture.
1977 49 Years Old In 1977 he produced That's Action! … Read More


1996 68 Years Old 1 More Event
Schine was killed on June 19, 1996, at the age of 68, in a private airplane accident in Burbank, California. … Read More
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