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Allen, Charles Edward

(born: 1931  -  died: 1996) 

Charles E. Allen born in Cynthiana, KY, Dec. 23, 1931, to Isham and Mildred Wilson Allen, is a graduate of Central State University (B.S.) and served in the military before earning his M.S. at the University of Southern California.

Allen was a teacher and math specialist in the Los Angeles school system and served as a consultant to the state departments of education in Iowa, Minnesota, New Mexico, California, Nebraska, Oregon, and North Carolina. He was director of the National Council of Teachers of Math, 1972-1975, and has authored several math texts, including Supermath, Adventures in Computing, and Adventures in Computing Book II.

For more see Who's Who Among African Americans, 1975-1997. Charles E. Allen's death date was researched by Nathan Moore. He died Aug. 2, 1996 in Los Angeles.

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NKAA Source: Supermath
NKAA Source: Adventures in computing
NKAA Source: Adventures in computing book II
NKAA Source: Who's who among African Americans

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