Ida Tarbell

Ida Tarbell bio

Birth Name: Ida Tarbell

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: PA

Date Of Birth: November 5, 1857

Date Of Death: January 6, 1944

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ida Tarbell was born on the 5th of November, 1857. She was known for being a Journalist. Her series of exposés on the Standard Oil company led to the Supreme Court decision of breaking up the company.

Ida Tarbell was born in PA. One of the only women in her Allegeny College graduating class, she took on a me-against-the-world spirit to McClure’s magazine, where she started investigating big business. She dug into volumes of Rockefeller business records, news reports and court testimony to uncover the unfair methods they used in their ascent.

Ida Tarbell was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Ida Tarbell was born in 1850s.

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

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Personal Life

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Ida Tarbell was born in the Year of the Serpent.

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REAL NAME: Ida Tarbell
NICKNAME: Ida Tarbell
BIRTH DAY: Thursday
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Ida Tarbell 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: Ida Tarbell 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: Ida Tarbell 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.

Ida Tarbell’s birth sign is Scorpio and she had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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