Runyon, Poke

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Runyon, Poke Gender: M
Carroll Runyon Jr.
born on 3 July 1935 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place St.Petersburg, Florida, 27n46, 82w41
Timezone EST h5w (is standard time)
Data source
Rectified from approx. time
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 10°35' s_mo.18.gif s_leocol.18.gif 10°30 Asc.s_cancol.18.gif 14°20'


American occultist, magician, writer and founder of The Ordo Templi Astartes (O.T.A.) which is now America's oldest continually operating Ritual magick Lodge. In 1980 Runyon received his Master's Degree in cultural anthropology from California State University at Northridge, specializing in Magick. After graduate school he went through all the degrees of Freemasonry in both the Scottish and York Rites. Runyon received the Kalachakra initiation from H.H. The Dalai Lama.


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes from Tampa Bay Times (St. Petersburg, Florida), 4 July 1935, page 6: "Mr and Mrs Carroll R. Runyon announce the birth of a son Wednesday morning July 3, at Mound Park hospital."

A birth time of 6 AM is speculative.


  • Vocation : Occult Fields : Other Occult Fields
  • Vocation : Writers : Religion/ Philosophy
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Ordo Templi Astartes)