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Schmidt fell in love with math during his youth

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Chuck Schmidt got a sampling of the adult world at an early age.

He was given the job at his father's oil delivering company of computing the bill on deliveries in the first grade - without the help of calculators, which weren't around then.


"My Dad trusted me enough to put it on the invoice," he said.

That started his interest in mathematics and after that, he was hooked.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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