James Laughlin

James Laughlin bio

Birth Name: James Laughlin

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: October 30, 1914

Date Of Death: November 12, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Laughlin was born on the 30th of October, 1914. He was popular for being a Poet. American poet and publisher whose literary works include The Owl of Minerva and The House of Light. He established New Directions Publishing, which published Herman Hesse’s famous novel, Siddhartha, in 1951.

James Laughlin was born in Pennsylvania. He attended Harvard University during the 1930s. He published his debut poetry collection, Some Natural Things, in 1945. He was the 1992 recipient of the Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award.

James Laughlin was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Laughlin 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 Laughlin was born in the Year of the Tiger.

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REAL NAME: James Laughlin
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Laughlin 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: James Laughlin was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: James Laughlin 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.

James Laughlin’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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