Flexner, James Thomas

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Name
Flexner, James Thomas Gender: M
born on 13 January 1908 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )
Place New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°48' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°46 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 04°58'



Biography

American historian and author.

He is best known for his prize-winning four-volume biography of George Washington, which earned him a National Book Award in Biography and a special Pulitzer Prize citation. His one-volume abridgment, Washington: the Indispensable Man (1974) was the basis of two television miniseries broadcast in the mid-1980s starring Barry Bostwick as Washington.

James Thomas Flexner died February 13, 2003 at his apartment in New York City at the age of 95.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes Flexner's "mother's diary for 1908" as transcribed in James Thomas Flexner's book, "Maverick's Progress: An Autobiography" (1996), p. 13: "'James Carey Thomas Flexner was born on Monday morning, January 13, at four o'clock in the morning.' The birth took place ... in New York City."

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  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer

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