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Birth Name: James Beard

Occupation: Chef

Place Of Birth: Portland

Date Of Birth: May 5, 1903

Date Of Death: January 21, 1985

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Beard was born on the 5th of May, 1903. He was best known for being a Chef. Celebrity chef whose numerous cookbooks and television appearances gave rise to American-style gourmet cooking.

James Beard was born in Portland. He became interested in cooking at an early age. In fact, he visited the 1905 Lewis and Clark Exposition as a toddler and, years later, remembered the event’s featured shredded wheat biscuits. He and his friend capitalized on the cocktail party trend by establishing their own catering company, Hors d’Oeuvre, Inc.

James Beard was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Beard was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

James Beard 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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James Beard’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Beard’s parents.

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James Beard was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

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REAL NAME: James Beard
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: James Beard 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: James Beard was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are popular because they're sincere and avoid conflict. Though they're sensitive, they also hesitate, which makes them lose on chances.

Ruling Planet: James Beard 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.

James Beard’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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