Gertrude Atherton

Gertrude Atherton bio

Birth Name: Gertrude Franklin Horn

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: California

Date Of Birth: October 30, 1857

Date Of Death: June 14, 1948

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Gertrude Atherton was born on the 30th of October, 1857. She was best known for being a Novelist. An American fiction writer and essayist, she is particularly known for her 1923 best-selling novel, Black Oxen. She also published a popular book series on the social history of California.

Gertrude Atherton was born in California. She published her first short story, The Randolphs of Redwood: A Romance, in 1882. She is often compared to Henry James and Edith Wharton .

Gertrude Atherton was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gertrude Atherton was born in 1850s.

Gertrude Franklin Horn 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".


Gertrude’s Gertrude Franklin Horn attended St. Mary’s Hall high school in Benicia, California, Sayre School in Lexington, Kentucky.


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

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Gertrude Atherton kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Gertrude Atherton was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Gertrude Franklin Horn
NICKNAME: Gertrude Franklin, Gertrude Franklin Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton, Gertrude Atherton, Gertrud Franklin Atherton, Asmodeus, Frank Lin



Zodiac Sign: Gertrude Atherton was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Gertrude Atherton was born in the Year of the Tiger. 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: Gertrude Atherton had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Gertrude Atherton’s birth sign is Scorpio and she had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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