Can you Write a Bio? Charles Schulz still in need. Collaborative PROW

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The creator of the Peanuts cartoon, is still in need of a proper bio, before tomorrow morning (April 27). There's a great Obit on his page and a second obit from the New York Times linked. Between them they have plenty of information to write a dynamite obit.

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WikiTree profile: Charles Schulz
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Here's the early part of the Wikipedia article on Charles Schulz with an outline:

Charles M. Schulz
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For other people of the same name, see Charles Schultz (disambiguation).
Charles M. Schulz
Charles Schulz NYWTS.jpg
Charles M. Schulz in 1956
Born Charles Monroe Schulz
November 26, 1922[1]
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Died February 12, 2000 (aged 77)
Santa Rosa, California, US
Nationality American
Area(s) Cartoonist
Notable works
Peanuts (1950–2000)
Awards See this article's awards section
Charles Monroe Schulz (November 26, 1922 – February 12, 2000),[2] nicknamed Sparky, was an American cartoonist, best known for the comic strip Peanuts (which featured the characters Snoopy and Charlie Brown, among others). He is widely regarded as one of the most influential cartoonists of all time, cited as a major influence by many later cartoonists. Calvin and Hobbes creator Bill Watterson wrote in 2007: "Peanuts pretty much defines the modern comic strip, so even now it's hard to see it with fresh eyes. The clean, minimalist drawings, the sarcastic humor, the unflinching emotional honesty, the inner thoughts of a household pet, the serious treatment of children, the wild fantasies, the merchandising on an enormous scale—in countless ways, Schulz blazed the wide trail that most every cartoonist since has tried to follow."[3]
Contents  [hide] 
1 Early life and education
2 Military service and post-war jobs
3 Career
3.1 Peanuts
3.2 Influences
4 Personal life
5 Retirement
6 Death
7 Awards
8 Biographies
9 Legacy
10 Religion
11 Notes
12 References
13 External links
Early life and education[edit]
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.2m points)
There is a lot of material on Charles Schultz in Wikipedia alone, and too much for the capacity contstraints on Answers and Comments combined.

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