Chet Huntley bio

Birth Name: Chester Robert Huntley

Occupation: TV Show Host

Place Of Birth: MT

Date Of Birth: December 10, 1911

Date Of Death: March 20, 1974

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

Chet Huntley was born on the 10th of December, 1911. He was known for being a TV Show Host. Newscaster and co-anchor of The Huntley-Brinkley Report on NBC. Also an author, he published a 1968 memoir entitled The Generous Years: Remembrances of a Frontier Boyhood.

Chet Huntley was born in MT. He attended three different colleges: Montana State University, Cornish College of the Arts, and the University of Washington. Early in his career, he worked for Seattle, Washington’s KIRO AM radio station.

Chet Huntley was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Chet Huntley was born in 1910s. The 1910s represented the culmination of European militarism. Discover what happened on this day.

Chester Robert Huntley 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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Chet Huntley’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Chet Huntley’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Chet Huntley was born in the Year of the Pig.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Chester Robert Huntley
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Chet Huntley was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Chet Huntley was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Chet Huntley had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Chet Huntley’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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