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George Gallup

Inventor of the Gallup Poll George Gallup

Profession: Inventor of the Gallup Poll

United States of America

Biography: Inventor of the Gallup poll, a successful statistical method of survey sampling for measuring public opinion.

Born: November 18, 1901
Birthplace: Jefferson, Iowa, USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Scorpio

Died: July 26, 1984 (aged 82)
Cause of Death: Heart attack

Married Life

  • 1925-12-27 Inventor George Gallup (24) weds Ophelia Smith Miller

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