Irvin S. Cobb

Irvin S. Cobb bio

Birth Name: Irvin S. Cobb

Occupation: Journalist

Place Of Birth: Paducah

Date Of Birth: June 23, 1876

Date Of Death: March 11, 1944

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Irvin S. Cobb was born on the 23rd of June, 1876. He was popular for being a Journalist. A prolific journalist and short story writer, he is known for humorous works such as Old Judge Priest (1915) and Speaking of Operations (1916). His popular short story, The Woman Accused, was adapted into a film starring Cary Grant .

Irvin S. Cobb was born in Paducah. He began his journalistic career at age seventeen with the Paducah Daily News in his native Kentucky. He later wrote articles on World War I for the Saturday Evening Post. His short stories, Judge Priest (1934) and The Sun Shines Bright (1953), were adapted into films by John Ford .

Irvin S. Cobb was a Cancer and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Irvin S. Cobb was born in 1870s.

Irvin S. Cobb 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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Personal Life

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Irvin S. Cobb was born in the Year of the Rat.

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REAL NAME: Irvin S. Cobb
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Irvin S. Cobb was a Cancer. People of this zodiac sign like home-based hobbies, relaxing near or in water, helping loved ones, and dislike strangers, revealing of personal life. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, emotional, sympathetic, tenacious, persuasive, while weaknesses can be moody, pessimistic, suspicious, manipulative and insecure. The greatest overall compatibility with Cancer is Capricorn and Taurus.

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

Ruling Planet: Irvin S. Cobb had a ruling planet of Moon and has a ruling planet of Moon and by astrological associations Sunday is ruled by moon. The Moon represents one's nurturing and emotional instinct. People who are born with Moon as the ruling planet are sensitive, nurturing, and usually have fluctuating moods.

Irvin S. Cobb’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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