Mencken, Henry L.

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Mencken, Henry L. Gender: M
Henry Louis Mencken
born on 12 September 1880 at 21:00 (= 9:00 PM )
Place Baltimore, Maryland, 39n17, 76w37
Timezone LMT m76w37 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 20°38' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 08°01 Asc.s_taucol.18.gif 26°29'

Henry L. Mencken


American writer, editor and satirist who was the author of "American Language," in four volumes, 1919-1948. As well as a premier writer of essays and social commentary, he served as a co-editor of a magazine in 1924. He worked as a reporter from 1899 and an editorial writer, columnist and reporter to 1948.

Mencken married Sarah Powell Haardt in 1930 and she died in 1935.

He died on 29 January 1956, Baltimore, MD.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • role played of/by Lithgow, John (born 19 October 1945). Notes: 2011 TV miniseries "Prohibition"


  • Health : Acute illness 1948 (Stroke)

Source Notes

AFA 2/1959 has 20.45 LT. PC quotes Sabian Symbols No.671 (no time given) for same

Regulus Astrology quotes the biography by Terry Teachout. The Skeptic: A Life of H. L. Mencken. HarperCollinsPublishers. 2002

page 27 states he was born "on Sunday, September 12, 1880, at nine in the evening."


  • Family : Relationship : Widowed (Wife died after five yrs. of marriage)
  • Vocation : Writers : Publisher/ Editor (Editor)
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book