McReynolds, David

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McReynolds, David Gender: M
David Ernest McReynolds
born on 25 October 1929 at 14:10 (= 2:10 PM )
Place Los Angeles, California, 34n03, 118w15
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 02°01' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 09°35 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 27°18'

David McReynolds (at the 2009 Left Forum in New York City)
photo: Thomas Good, license gfdl


American politician and social activist who was a prominent democratic socialist and pacifist activist. He was America's first openly gay presidential candidate. He described himself as "a peace movement bureaucrat" during his 40-year career with the War Resisters League. He was a resident of New York City. McReynolds was twice a candidate for President of the United States, running atop the ticket of the Socialist Party USA in 1980 and 2000.

He was an avid photographer throughout his adult life and spent time during the last three years of his life sorting his collection of more than 50,000 photos. McReynolds died on 17 August 2018, aged 88, following a fall he sustained at his New York City home.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file. Born at Queen of Angels hospital.


  • Lifestyle : Social Life : Hobbies, games (Photography)
  • Passions : Sexuality : Gay
  • Personal : Death : Accidental (Fall)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 88)
  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Political Science
  • Vocation : Military : Pacifist/ Objector (Pacifist activist)
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Politics : Activist/ political
  • Vocation : Politics : Candidate and lost
  • Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation
  • Vocation : Politics : Public office
  • Vocation : Writers : Magazine/ newsletter (Left-wing magazine "Liberation")
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field