Williamson, Jack

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Jack Williamson
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Williamson, Jack Gender: M
born on 29 April 1908 at 23:55 (= 11:55 PM )
Place Bisbee AZ, USA, 31n26, 109w55
Timezone MST h7w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 09°31' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 04°57 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 15°38'


American writer, noted as being the pioneer writer of sci-fi as a legitimate academic subject. First published in 1947, he had a syndicated comic strip, "Beyond Mars," in the early 50's, received his PhD in 1964 and eventually wrote over 50 books. The recipient of many awards during his career, his autobiography, "Wonder's Child" received the Hugo in 1985.

Raised in a severe natural environment, his parents homesteaded in New Mexico. He served during WW II and made one marriage to Blanche with no children. His wife died following an auto accident, 1/05/1985.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1947 (First writings published)
  • Social : End a program of study 1964 (Received his PhD)
  • Work : Prize 1985 (Autobiography received the Hugo Award)
  • Death of Mate 5 January 1985 (Blanche died following auto accident)
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Source Notes

Steinbrecher quotes letter in hand from him


  • Vocation : Writers : Sci-Fi/ Fantasy/ Horror (Sci-Fi)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Hugo Award and numerous others)
  • Vocation : Art : Cartoonist (Syndicated strip)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids none
  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (Wife died following auto accident)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (During WW II)