Sidey, Hugh

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Sidey, Hugh Gender: M
Hugh Swanson Sidey
born on 3 September 1927 at 16:10 (= 4:10 PM )
Place Greenfield, Iowa, 41n18, 94w28
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 10°24' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°32 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 17°29'


American journalist who worked for Life magazine starting in 1955, then moved on to Time magazine in 1957. He covered presidents, from Eisenhower to Clinton, and was the author of the book Hugh Sidey's Portraits of the Presidents.

He hosted the PBS series The American Presidents. Sidey served as president of the board of directors of the White House Historical Association from 1998 to 2001, during the White House's bicentenary celebration.

Sidey died of an apparent heart attack while vacationing in Paris on 21 November 2005 at the age of 78. Sidey left behind three daughters, a son and his wife, Anne.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Birth certificate in hand from Sy Scholfield, copy on file.


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Heart disease/attack
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3
  • Vocation : Entertainment : TV host/ Personality
  • Vocation : Writers : Biographer
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction