Culbertson, Ely

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Culbertson, Ely Gender: M
Culbertson, Ilya
born on 22 July 1891 Jul.Cal. (3 Aug 1891 greg.) at 04:07 (= 04:07 AM )
Place Ploesti, Romania, 44n56, 26e02
Timezone LMT m26e02 (is local mean time)
Data source
Orig source not known
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 10°26' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 22°02 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 01°52'


Romanian-American Bridge expert, writer and editor. He moved to the U.S. after the Russian revolution of 1917 wiped out the family fortune. An accomplished bridge player, he began to play contract as a professional and won national recognition in a contest in 1931. Culbertson was the author of bridge text-books that included the "Contract Bridge Blue Book," 1930 and "Contract Bridge Complete," 1954.

He devoted much of his later life to world peace and wrote "Total Peace" in 1943.

Culbertson died on 12/27/1955, Brattleboro, VT.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Church of Light quotes Dell, 9/1952 (July 22, OS)


  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Bridge)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Romania and U.S.)
  • Vocation : Sports : Games - Bridge/ Chess/ Other (Pro bridge player)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Bridge books)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book