Burbank, Luther

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Name
Burbank, Luther Gender: M
born on 7 March 1849 at 23:57 (= 11:57 PM )
Place Lancaster MA, USA, 42n27, 71w40
Timezone LMT m71w40 (is local mean time)
Data source
Bio/autobiography
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 17°32' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 07°13 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 28°06'



Luther Burbank

Biography

American horticulturist who, as a plant breeder, developed new strains and improved existing agriculture by crossing and selection. When he was a youthful gardener, Burbank established a successful nursery, which he sold in 1893 to begin an experimental farm.

Died on 4/11/1926, Santa Rosa, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Financial : Gain significant money 1893 (Sold nursery)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "A Gardener Touched with Genius: The Life of Luther Burbank" by Peter Dreyer (Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1975), p. 60: "a boy born of plain people at Lancaster, Massachusetts, . . . Luther Burbank was born at 11:57 p.m. on March 7, 1849, three days after the Inauguration of "Old Rough-and-Ready" Zachary Taylor."

Same data in Sabian Symbols No.150.

Categories

  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (Nursery)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Horticulture)
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (New strains)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book