Allen, Garth

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Allen, Garth Gender: M
Donald Bradley
born on 16 May 1925 at 02:04 (= 02:04 AM )
Place Bruning, Nebraska, 40n20, 97w34
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 24°56' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 08°58 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 07°54'


American astrologer, a siderealist and senior editor of "American Astrology." A lifelong amateur astronomer, he designed more than a dozen telescopes. Allen was a researcher in meteorology at New York University on a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Died of cancer on 4/25/1974, 1:25 PM MST, Tucson, AZ.




Eulogy by Bob Paige in a 1974 bulletin of Educational Astrology Inc.

"Garth Allen was the senior editor of American Astrology Magazine. Garth was known as an explorer, a sidereal astrologer who believed that the only thing sacred was truth, and that one must search out that truth.

"As early as January, 1948, he wrote for American Astrology Magazine in "Astrology Explores Psychoanalysis," but it was not until June, 1955, that he started to carve a niche for himself. His pen and that of Cyril Fagan poured out a wealth of information that any astrologer, whether tropical or sidereal can appreciate. His writing not only showed the outcome of an idea but also its birth and development to maturity.

"This professional author was a very private man who was personally shy and aloof. As a lad of thirteen, Garth started his study of astronomy that later combined with that of astrology. He was a first class astronomer, mineralogist, researcher and astrologer. He was born in Nebraska by the name of Donald A. Bradley, assuming the pen name of Garth Allen in 1955.

"It was while he was associated with the late Llewellyn George that his stature as a researcher became apparent in his book "Profession and Birthdates." This was followed by "The Parallax Problem in Astrology" and his popular" "Solar, and Lunar Returns," a recent re-release. In fact it was Llewellyn Publications that pioneered the first printing of material on sidereal astrology.

"Aside from earlier works, his astrological writings graced the pages of American Astrology Magazine under the titles "Powwow Corner" and "Perspectives in the Sidereal." His astrological research included mine disasters, earthquakes and alcoholics, just to name a few topics. He died April 25, 1974."

BIRTH AND DEATH DATA: AstroDatabank gives the following information, rated A, from his memory and cited in his obituary in American Astrology. He was born May 16, 1925, at 2:04 AM CST, near Bruning, NE, 97W35; 40N21. A man of impressive accomplishments, he was only 48 when he died of cancer on April 25, 1974, at 12:25 PM MST, in Tucson, AZ.


  • Death by Disease 24 April 1974 at 11:25 PM in Tuscon, AZ (Cancer, age 48)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Obit in AA, 8/1974


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Astrologer (Pro, Siderealist)
  • Vocation : Science : Astronomy (Secondary)
  • Vocation : Writers : Astrology (Articles)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (American Astrology)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book