Wantling, William

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Wantling, William Gender: M
born on 7 November 1933 at 13:45 (= 1:45 PM )
Place Peoria, Illinois, 40n42, 89w35
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Gauquelin
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 14°58' s_mo.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 15°36 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 01°42'


American poet, novelist, ex-Marine, ex-convict, and college professor. After graduating high school he joined the Marine Corps until 1955, serving in Korea during 1953. Wantling did time at San Quentin State Prison in 1958 convicted of forgery and possession of narcotics. In 1966 he enrolled at Illinois State University, earning a BA and MA. He taught at the university up until his death on May 2, 1974. Wantling died of heart failure, possibly incurred by his extensive drug use.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • friend relationship with Bukowski, Charles (born 16 August 1920). Notes: Acquaintance


Source Notes

Gauquelin Book of American Charts


  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Drug business (Possession of narcotics)
  • Passions : Criminal Perpetrator : Thief/ Financial crime (Forgery)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Marine)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (Novelist)
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet