Straight, Willard

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Straight, Willard Gender: M
born on 31 January 1880 at 13:40 (= 1:40 PM )
Place New York NY, USA, 40n42, 74w00
Timezone LMT m74w00 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 11°20' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 04°17 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 27°29'


American journalist and diplomat, a war correspondent, member of the American Diplomatic Service, financial diplomat, business man, soldier and employee of the Chinese government. In 1901 he sailed for China in order to report on the Russo-Japanese war. At Seoul he served as the Vice-Consul and did government service in Seoul as well as Washington, Cuba and Mukden. After he completed his career in journalism and diplomacy, he went into business in China.

Straight died on December 1, 1918 in Paris. The cause was pneumonia as a complication of the flu..

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Disease 1 December 1918 (Age 38; of pneumonia from flu)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1901 (Relocated to China)

Source Notes

LMR quotes Herbert Croly "Willard Straight," 1925, p.1. (PC gives same data but for Oswego, NY)


  • Vocation : Business : Business owner (In China)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service
  • Vocation : Politics : Diplomat (American Diplomatic Service, financial diplomat)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (War correspondent)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Government services in four countries)
  • Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease