St. Johns, Adela Rogers

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Adela Rogers St. Johns
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St. Johns, Adela Rogers Gender: F
born on 20 May 1894
Place Los Angeles CA, USA, 34n03, 118w14
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
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Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Wilsons
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American writer who began her career in 1913 as a reporter and worked as a journalist for Hearst publications for many years. Rogers published her first short story, "The Black Cat" in 1918 and her first novel, "The Sky Rocket" in 1923. It was the first of several of her books that were made into movies.

Rogers St-Johns taught at the graduate school of journalism at UCLA 1950-52 as well as at other schools. She made three marriages and divorces, the first from 1914 to 1929, with one daughter and two sons. In 1969, she published her memoirs, "The Honeycomb." She died at 94 in Arroyo Grande, CA, 8/10/1988.

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  • Death, Cause unspecified 10 August 1988 at 12:00 noon in Arroyo Grande, CA (Age 94)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Relationship : Marriage 1914 (First marriage, 15 years)
  • Work : New Career 1913 (Reporter and journalist)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1918 (First short story)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1923 (First novel)

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B.C. in hand from Wilsons; no time listed


  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Journalist and reporter)
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 94)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (University teacher)