Wodehouse, P.G.

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P.G. Wodehouse
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Name
Wodehouse, P.G. Gender: M
Wodehouse, Sir Pelham Grenville
born on 15 October 1881 at 19:00 (= 7:00 PM )
Place Guildford, England, 51n14, 0w35
Timezone GMT h0w (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 22°34' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 00°05 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 10°47'



Biography

British-American author, novelist and short story writer, popular for outlandish humor and caricature of English types. He was the creator of Bertie Wooster, his famed butler Jeeves and Psmith, and is also known for his musical comedy lyrics. Graduating from Dulwich College, he began his first newspaper and magazine contributions in 1902. By 1909 he was spending half of his year in the U.S. and in 1914, started his first published serial with the "Saturday Evening Post."

In 1916, his famed character Jeeves appeared in an article and the book followed in 1923. His autobiography was published in 1953 and Wodehouse became a U.S. citizen in 1955. In 1975, before his death, he was knighted by the Queen.

Wodehouse was captured by the Germans in 1940 during WW II and held in France. He died 2/14/1975, Southampton, Long Island, NY.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

  • Social : Institutionalized - prison, hospital 1940 (Prisoner of War)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 14 February 1975 at 12:00 noon in Long Island, NY (Age 93)
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  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1902 (First magazine, newspaper contribution)
  • Work : Gain social status 1916 (Introduction of his famed character, Jeeves)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1923 (Jeeves book)
  • Social : Joined group 1955 (Became a U.S. citizen)
  • Work : Gain social status 1975 (Knighted by the Queen)

Source Notes

Penfield Collection states records, not confirmed. Old-file has 6:55 PM LMT.

Categories

  • Vocation : Military : POW/ MIA (During WW II)
  • Vocation : Writers : Humor (Noted)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Song writer (Musical lyrics)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 93)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (England to U.S.)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer

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