Amory, Cleveland

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Amory, Cleveland Gender: M
born on 2 September 1917 at 06:30 (= 06:30 AM )
Place Nahant, Massachusetts, 42n26, 70w55
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: McEvoy
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 09°24' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 23°09 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 24°15'


American writer, author of "Who Killed Society," and "Proper Bostonians." The latter was his first book, published in 1947 when he was just 19 years old. In 1960 it went into its 16th printing.

The son of a long line of Boston merchants and Harvard graduates, Amory has lived in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Arizona. A syndicated newspaper columnist, lecturer and TV commentator, he has written only one novel, the best seller "Home Town." In the '50s he was editor-in-chief of Celebrity Register and in 1960, co-editor of Vanity Fair. Through the years he was a regular contributor to Holiday and the New York Times Book Review, with a monthly column for the Saturday Review.

Amory was married twice and has one child, adopted. His hobbies are chess and collecting books.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1947 (First edition of book, "Proper Bostonians")
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1960 (16th edition of book)
  • Work : New Job 1960 (Co-editor of Vanity Fair)

Source Notes

Frances McEvoy quotes Lyn Jamisch, from Amory


  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Foster, Step, or Adopted Kids (One adopted child)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (One, adopted)
  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Chess and collecting books)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Many moves (Multiple homes)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 81)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Commentator)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ social (Animal rights crusader)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Newspaper columnist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (One novel)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Editor and co-editor)