Wicker, Tom

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Name
Wicker, Tom Gender: M
Thomas Grey Wicker
born on 18 June 1926 at 09:40 (= 09:40 AM )
Place Hamlet, North Carolina, 34n53, 79w42
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 26°35' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 28°10 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 23°46'



Biography

American writer, a journalist and novelist, who made his reputation as a newspaper columnist with his coverage of the death of President John F. Kennedy for the New York Times. Nine months later, on September 1, 1964, he became the newspaper's Washington Bureau Chief.

He is the author of 20 books, including the 1964 "Kennedy without Tears," and the 1975 book "A Time to Die" about the uprising at Attica prison. The book was made into the popular movie, "Attica," five years later (1980). Many of his novels were published under the pen name of Paul Connolly.

Wicker served in the Navy during WWII and in 1948 graduated from college with a major in journalism. He worked on South Carolina newspapers at the outset of his long career in the industry. He joined the New York Times in 1960.

Mr. Wicker married twice, first to Neva Jewett McLean in 1949. After having two children, they divorced in 1973. The following year, he married Pamela Hill, a documentary producer.

Wicker suffered a fatal heart attack on November 25, 2011 at his home near Rochester, VT.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Work : New Career 1948 (In journalism)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1949 (To Neval Jewett mcLean)
  • Work : New Job 1960 (With the New York Times)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1964 ("Kennedy without Tears")
  • Work : Gain social status 1 September 1964 (Promoted to Washington Bureau Chief for the NY Times)
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  • Relationship : Divorce dates 1973 (From McLean)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1974 (Pamela Hill)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1975 ("A Time to Die")

Source Notes

Steinbrecher Collection: Gauquelin Book of American Charts

Categories

  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack (Fatal)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (One)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Journalist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)