Elswyth Thane bio

Birth Name: Elswyth Thane

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Iowa

Date Of Birth: May 16, 1900

Date Of Death: July 31, 1984

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Elswyth Thane was born on the 16th of May, 1900. She was popular for being a Novelist. An American author of romance novels and historical fiction works, she is best known for her popular Williamsburg books, which follow several generations of a fictional family from the American Revolution through World War II. Her other novels include From This Day Forward (1941) and The Lost General (1953).

Elswyth Thane was born in Iowa. She became a freelance writer in the 1920s and briefly worked as a screenwriter in Hollywood. She published her first novel, Riders of the Wind, in 1926. Her Williamsburg series began in 1943 with Dawn’s Early Light and ended in 1957 with Homing.

Elswyth Thane was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Elswyth Thane 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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Elswyth Thane’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Elswyth Thane’s parents.

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Elswyth Thane was born in the Year of the Rat.

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REAL NAME: Elswyth Thane
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Elswyth Thane was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Elswyth Thane was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Elswyth Thane had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Elswyth Thane’s birth sign is Taurus and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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