Ridgway, Don

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Ridgway, Don Gender: M
born on 24 December 1943 at 14:47 (= 2:47 PM )
Place Emporia, Kansas, 38n24, 96w11
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Taglilatelo
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 02°08' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 01°11 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 06°29'


American Mensan and astrologer, the son of a Mensan born July 16, 1922 at 6 AM, Iola Ks.

He spent his early years on the campus of Kansas State as his father was a student in electrical engineering. After his dad graduated from college, he landed a job as a corrosion engineer for an oil company in Wyoming and the family moved to Casper, Wyoming. In 1958, following dad's job path, the family moved to Illinois. Don describes himself as a very busy young man, playing in Little League, mowing lawns, delivering newspapers, racing go-karts and loving speed and danger. He hd a motorcycle at age 14, built model planes, ships, cars and trains and drew cartoons. By age 16 he was a budding photographer, selling photos to newspapes and developing film and a photofinishing business. Accepted at all the Ivy League colleges and the Air Force Academy, he chose the University of Colorado whre he pursued his degree and his interest in photography, working on the student newspaper and annual. At age 21, he began racing cars and entered the auto industry with several import car dealerships. In the 1970s he discovered horse racing and devised a winning system, transferring his methods to greyhound racing. He says he also Invented several board games and devised a winning system which financed first computers in the late 1970s (CP/M IMSAI 8080 and Cromemco 2175) with which he programmed greyhounds and calculated planetary positions in his new interest, astrology. He supported himself and his wife (married on December 30, 1976in Tampa, FL) with computer programming jobs and photography, writing and internet programming and web site building. A member of several high-IQ groups including the Poetic Genius Society, he mentors members in their forums on philosophy, religion and programming. In 2007 he was semi-retired, but managing several entrepreneurial ventures on the internet, and serving as webmaster of several creative and ecommerce web sites, traveling and photographing exotic spots in North America and abroad.


  • Relationship : Marriage 1976

Source Notes

PT quotes him by e-mail where he writes "Timed by father on his chronograph in delivery room."


  • Traits : Mind : I.Q. high/ Mensa level
  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs
  • Vocation : Art : Photography
  • Vocation : Computer : Programmer
  • Vocation : Computer : Web site design