Marble, Alice

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Marble, Alice Gender: F
born on 28 September 1913 at 21:01 (= 9:01 PM )
Place Beckwourth CA, USA, 39n49, 120w22
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 05°27' s_mo.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 21°18 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 13°47'


American tennis champion who won Wimbledon in 1938 and 1939 and the U.S. singles four times. She played sports from childhood, becoming primarily interested in tennis when her parents thought that baseball was too rough for a girl to play and bought her a tennis racket instead. By age 17, she had won the California Junior Championship and was the third ranking champ by age 19.

After retiring from tennis, she began to design tennis clothes, did commercials and sang on the radio and in clubs; in 1949 she became a professional radio sports announcer. Marble wrote an autobiography entitled "Courting Danger" which detailed her career as a spy for the army during WW II.

During her escapade as a spy, she was shot in the back and recovered in Switzerland. She also suffered TB when she was young and was told she would never play tennis again, they were wrong. The TB was later actually diagnosed as secondary anemia and treated.

Marble later became a secretary to a doctor in Tarzana, CA.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Disease December 1990 (Respiratory failure, age 77)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Prize 1938 (Won Wimbledon)
  • Work : Prize 1939 (Won Wimbledon)
  • Work : New Job 1949 (Professional radio sports announcer)

Source Notes

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  • Vocation : Sports : Tennis (Pro)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (Sports announcer)
  • Vocation : Law : Spy/ Counter agent (WW II)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Awards : Sports Championship (Wimbledon twice, Jr. CA. Championship)