Runyan, Damon

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Runyan, Damon Gender: M
Runyan, Alfred Damon
born on 3 October 1880
Place Manhattan, Kansas, 39n11, 96w34
Timezone LMT m96w34 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Steinbrecher
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Damon Runyan


American journalist, author and movie producer. He enlisted in the Spanish-American war at age 14 and was a news reporter by 1900 for the next ten years. From 1911 he covered sports and wars and became a columnist for the Hearst chain after 1937. Runyan published from 1911, becoming a writer and producer since 1942.

He died 12/10/1946 of throat cancer.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Work : New Career 1900 (News reporter)
  • Work : New Job 1937 (Started working for the Hearst corp.)
  • Death by Disease 10 December 1946 (Throat cancer, age 66 app., unverified birth year)
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Source Notes

Church of Light quotes Ed Weiner, "The Damon Runyan Story" 1948, for October 8, 1880, 6:18 AM LMT. That biography gives October 3, 1880 with no time of birth. Current Biography Obit gives October 4, 1884-1946. Steinbrecher quotes "Pioneers of the Bluestem Prairie" for an account of the Runyan family, where the birthdate for Alfred Damon is given as October 3, 1880.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Cancer (Throat, terminal)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Left home early less than 18 (Army at 14)
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist (War correspondant)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book