Riley, James Whitcomb

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Riley, James Whitcomb Gender: M
born on 7 October 1849 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )
Place Greenfield IN, USA, 39n47, 85w46
Timezone LMT m85w46 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 14°13' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 25°28 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 18°31'

James Whitcomb Riley


American writer known as "The Hoosier Poet" for writing verse in the dialect of Indiana, called the Hoosier State." He had no more than a grammar school education and worked as a sign painter and actor, actually a talented mimic. He later worked on the staff of a local paper as a journalist.

Riley died 7/22/1916, Indianapolis, IN.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Andre Barbault quotes Marcus Dickens "The Youth of J.W.R." 1919, Indianapolis, for "matin." (Copy of his personal notes in hand)

Lescaut quotes a biography for 9:00 AM.

Penfield Collection 9:00 am as speculative.

Old-file had 3:10 AM, and

Kraum's personal notebook had "Sunday morn."


  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book