Obituary of C. Wright Mills

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C. Wright Mills

Charles Wright Mills (born August 28, 1916 in Waco, Texas) was a scholar and anthropologist who was best known for being a professor of sociology at Columbia University form 1946 till his death in 1962. C. Wright died on March 20, 1962 and his death was reportedly because of a heart attack. He died really too young at age 45.

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C. Wright Mills Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Mills, Charles
    • Common Name: C. Wright Mills
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Waco, Texas, United States
    • Birth Date: August 28, 1916
    • Age: 45 (at death)
    • Also Known As: C. Wright Mills, Charles Mills
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Catholic
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Fritos Chips
    • Favorite Color: Fuchsia (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Charles's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Charles Wright Mills
    • Father: Charles Grover Mills
    • Mother: Frances Wright Mills
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Dorothy Helen Smith (married 1937-divorced 1941)
      • Dorothy Helen Smith (married 1941-divorced 1947)
      • Ruth Harper (married 1947-divorced 1959)
      • Yaroslava Surmach (married 1959-1962, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Kathryn Mills
      • Pamela Mills

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 20 1962 at age 45
  • Place: West Nyack, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held at Columbia University and at the Fellowship of Reconciliation

Category Tags:

ScholarAnthropologist American Born on August 28th Born in 1916 Born in Texas Died in 1962 Died at age 45 Died from Heart attack

Charles's Notable Roles:

  • The Power Elite
  • White Collar: The American Middle Classes

Quotable Quotes:

"Charles Mills was a great person. He was always helpful to others and he always had a smile on his face. I can't believe he died so young. (V)"

"The legacy of Charles Mills will forever be remembered and cherished, as his life exemplified courage, passion, and dedication to making the world a better place. (V)"

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