Anderson, Jack

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Anderson, Jack Gender: M
Anderson, Jack Northman
born on 19 October 1922 at 22:18 (= 10:18 PM )
Place Long Beach CA, USA, 33n47, 118w11
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 26°05' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 21°45 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 18°31'


American newspaper political reporter since 1947 with hard-hitting exposes of scandal and corruption in high places. Not only was his "Washington Merry-Go-round" syndicated in 746 papers with millions of readers, but he was massively popular on radio and TV broadcasts. Anderson was also the author of political biographies.

Called a muckraker by some, Anderson was sued in 1981 when he wrote in three articles in the Investigator that the ultraconservative Liberty Lobby and its founder, Willis Carto, were Neo-Nazi, anti-Semitic and racist. Carto and his organization sued Anderson for libel, claiming they had used unreliable sources. Citing the First Amendment, the case was dismissed before it went to trial.

A Mormon, he married on 8/10/1949. Anderson had nine kids.

A Pulitzer Prize winner, he was as active as ever at 75 after reporting for 50 years. His column continued in 300 papers and he was the chair for Young Astronauts, which has two million members, and Citizens Against Government Waste.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Crime : Law suit 1981 (Sued for libel, case dismissed)

Source Notes

Contemporary Sidereal Horoscopes (Gauquelin Book of American Charts gives October 9 in error. The 19th is confirmed by his wife to Joanne Clancy of AA)


  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Secondary)
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Since 1949)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Nine)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Political journalist)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer (Political biographer)
  • Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Mormon)
  • Notable : Awards : Pulitzer prize
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One, lasting)
  • Traits : Personality : Articulate