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 (găl′əp), George Horace 1901-1984.
American public-opinion analyst. Through his techniques of polling the public, he accurately predicted the outcome of the 1936 presidential election. Gallup polls have been used regularly ever since.


(Biography) George Horace. 1901–84, US statistician: devised the Gallup Poll; founded the American Institute of Public Opinion (1935) and its British counterpart (1936)


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George Horace, 1901–84, U.S. statistician.
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