Caldwell, Erskine

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Caldwell, Erskine Gender: M
Erskine Preston Caldwell
born on 17 December 1903 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Moreland, Georgia (US), 33n17, 84w46
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Penfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 24°31' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 09°54 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 29°03'

Erskine Caldwell


American best-selling writer known for his two most successful novels, "Tobacco Road," 1932 and "God's Little Acre," 1933. At various times, he ran guns for a revolution, played pro football, acted as a body-guard and worked as a cotton-picker and mill hand.

A heavy smoker from age 18, he had lung cancer three times. The first two times he had part of the lung removed. The third instance of the disease was inoperable, and he died on 4/11/1987, 8:00 PM, Paradise Valley, AZ.

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  • Death by Disease 11 April 1987 at 8:00 PM in Paradise Valley, AZ (Lung cancer, age 83)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Penfield quotes personal correspondence for "sunrise to noon," in Mercury Hour, 7/1981. His autobiography, "Call It Experience," Heinemann Pub, Great Britain, 1952, p.11 gives his birth date, no time given or inferred.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Lungs)
  • Diagnoses : Body Part Problems : Surgery (Part of lung removed)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Margaret Bourke-White)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Law : Security guard (Bodyguard)
  • Vocation : Sports : Football (Pro)
  • Vocation : Travel : Adventurer (Gun-runner)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book