Flexner, James Thomas
|born on||13 January 1908 at 04:00 (= 04:00 AM )|
|Place||New York, New York, 40n43, 74w0|
|Timezone||EST h5w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||21°48' 24°46 Asc. 04°58'|
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.
- associate relationship with Bostwick, Barry (born 24 February 1945)
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."
- Vocation : Writers : Biographer