Hemingway, Greg

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Hemingway, Greg Gender: M
Gregory Hancock Hemingway
born on 12 November 1931 at 05:30 (= 05:30 AM )
Place Kansas City, Missouri, 39n06, 94w35
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Holliday
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Greg Hemingway


American physician and noted family, the son of Ernest Hemingway and his second wife, Pauline. Gregory was a practicing physician who had lost his license due to alcoholism.

He grew up in Hemingway's home base, Key West, along with a certain amount of travel with his worldly parents. He was the youngest of three boys whose mom died in 1951 and he spent his youth trying to get his dad's attention and approval. After a stint as a big-game hunter in Africa, Gregory went to medical school. He practiced family medicine in Jordan, Montana where he married five times and fathered eight kids.

He often dressed as a woman and was known by locals in Key Biscayne as Gloria as well as Gregory. He was arrested the end of September 2001 on charges of indecent exposure and resisting arrest without violence. People in a Key Biscayne park had complained to officials of a pedestrian with no clothes on, appearing to be drunk or otherwise impaired, carrying a dress and high heels in one hand. Police classified him as a woman and assigned him to the women's section of the jail as he had gone through a sex-change operation. Greg had previously been arrested in 1996 on aggravated assault charges and in 1995 on a charge of battery on an officer.

With alcohol and other problems stalking his life, Gregory was a member of a family noted for eccentricity and he appeared to have inherited his dad's mental instability. He once said that he had been given 98 shock treatments. His famous father had shot himself to death on 7/02/1961.

Ida Mae Galliher, 59, his fourth and fifth wife (divorced in 1995 and remarried shortly after), refused to discuss Greg's lifestyle, saying that he was kind and had a wonderful sense of humor. She knew that he was in trouble in early September 2001 when he disappeared from their ranch in Montana and she had traced him to Key Biscayne.

He was found dead of a heart attack in his cell at the county corrections department, 10/01/2001, 5:45 AM, Miami, FL., age 69. The autopsy report listed hypertension and cardiovascular disease.

Greg wrote a biography about his father, "Papa, A Personal Memoir," that was published in 1976 with a preface from Norman Mailer. His daughter Lorian has also authored a book titled, "Walk on Water: A Memoir."

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • sibling relationship with Hemingway, Jack (born 10 October 1923). Notes: Half-brother


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1976 (Published biography of dad)
  • Death of Sibling 2000 (Half-brother Jack died)
  • Death, Cause unspecified 1 October 2001 at 05:45 AM in Miami, FL (Age 69)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.

Source Notes

Dana Holliday quotes Bernice Kent, "The Hemingway Women," Norton, 1983, p.236, "Pauline went into labor on Armistice Day, November 11, 1931 at 6:00 PM, and subsequently was admitted to Research Hospital. She was in severe labor for nearly twelve hours while the doctor stood by, hoping for a normal delivery, but finally it was necessary to perform a Cesarean section." EH provided these details in the form of a log he sent to his mother-in-law.

Sy Scholfield quotes a biography by Kenneth S. Lynn, "Hemingway," NY: Simon & Schuster, 1987, p. 403: "The fetal trouble started in 1931, when Pauline informed him [Ernest] that she was going to have another baby . . . At six o'clock in the evening on Armistice Day, November 11, Pauline went into labor in the same Kansas City hospital in which she had given birth to Patrick. Twelve hours later, her doctor decided it would again be necessary for him to perform a Cesarian section. The baby that was snatched from her womb was a nine-pound boy with blue-black hair. His parents named him Gregory Hancock..." NOTES: Various other biographies list his birth time as "morning."

In Gregory's own biography, 1976, he says that he was born "early in the morning."


  • Traits : Personality : Eccentric
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Abuse Alcohol (Alcoholic)
  • Diagnoses : Psychological : Institutionalized (98 shock treatments)
  • Family : Childhood : Family noted (Famous dad)
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (Third of three boys)
  • Lifestyle : Work : Loss of job (Due to his drinking)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Exhibitionism (Public nudity)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Transgender M-to-F (Transsexual)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Transvestite
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Assault/ Battery (Assault to an officer)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Social crime/ delinquent (Indecent exposure)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer (Of dad)