Crosby, John

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Crosby, John Gender: M
born on 18 May 1912 at 11:15 (= 11:15 AM )
Place Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 43n02, 87w54
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Przybylowski
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 27°22' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 21°34 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 26°42'


American writer, a novelist and former syndicated radio and TV columnist. Writing columns for the New York Herald Tribune from 1935-65, he gained the reputation for wit and erudition in his commentaries on radio and television output. For a period of time, he was based in Paris and in London, representing the Trib', and he took a five-year hiatus during WW II to serve with the Army News Service, from where he retired as a Captain. His TV commentaries began in 1952 along with the first demonstrations of this media.

As a novelist, Crosby was known for stories of espionage, action and adventure, such as "Men in Arms," 1983. He was at his best writing of the art of amiable murder, slaying with zest in his books.

Crosby married in 1946; divorced in 1959. He had a second marriage, two sons and two daughters. In 1977 he retired to a farm outside of Esmont, Virginia, where he was living at the time of his death of cancer on 9/08/1991, age 79.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Career 1935 (Columnist for the Herald Tribune, 30 years)
  • Relationship : Marriage 1946 (First marriage, 13 years)
  • Work : New Career 1952 (Began TV commentaries)
  • Work : Retired 1977 (To a farm)
  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1983 (Book released)
  • Death by Disease 8 September 1991 at 12:00 noon in Esmont, VA (Cancer, age 79)
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Source Notes

Stephen Przybylowski quotes B.C. with no AM/PM designation. It is assumed that the birth time was given in military time, which would make it AM, but with reservations.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Terminal)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Four, two sons and two daughters)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Retirement circumstances (Retired on a farm, rural community)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Same Job more than 10 yrs (Columnist over 30 years)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Travel for work (Employed in London and Paris)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Radio/ D.J./ Announcer (Syndicated radio show)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality (Commentaries)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (News service during WW II)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (Syndicated columinist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Adventure novels)