Booth Tarkington

Booth Tarkington bio

Birth Name: Booth Tarkington

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Indianapolis

Date Of Birth: July 29, 1869

Date Of Death: May 19, 1946

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Booth Tarkington was born on the 29th of July, 1869. He was known for being a Novelist. A Pulitzer Prize-winner and one of the most popular novelists of his time, he wrote The Magnificent Ambersons and Alice Adams. His other works include Clarence: A Comedy in Four Acts (play) and Penrod Jashber (short stories).

Booth Tarkington was born in Indianapolis. He briefly attended Purdue University and went on to study at Princeton. In the early 1900s, he served in the Indiana House of Representatives. His best-known work, Alice Adams — the tale of a lower-middle-class woman’s struggle to find a suitable husband– won the Pulitzer Prize in 1922.

Booth Tarkington was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Booth Tarkington was born in 1860s.

Booth Tarkington is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Booth Tarkington’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Booth Tarkington’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Booth Tarkington kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Booth Tarkington was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Booth Tarkington
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Booth Tarkington was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Booth Tarkington was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Booth Tarkington had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Booth Tarkington’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

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