James Tate

James Tate bio

Birth Name: James Tate

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Missouri

Date Of Birth: December 8, 1943

Date Of Death: July 8, 2015

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Tate was born on the 8th of December, 1943. He was famous for being a Poet. American poet who won a National Book Award for his 1994 collection Worshipful Company of Fletchers. For his 1991 Selected Poems, he received both the Pulitzer Prize and the William Carlos Williams Award.

James Tate was born in Missouri. He attended Kansas State University and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He taught creative writing at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

James Tate was a Sagittarius and was born in the Baby Boomers Generation.

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James Tate was born in 1940s. The early 1940s were dominated by World War II. Following the end of the war, it was the start of the Baby Boomer years and technology advancements such as the jet engine, nuclear fusion, radar, rocket technology and others later became the starting points for Space Exploration and Improved Air Travel. The 40s also brought us the Slinky, Velcro, Jeep, Tupperware and Frisbee. Discover what happened on this day.

James Tate is part of the Baby boomers generation. Also known as "boomers", are the result of the end of World War II, when birth rates across the world spiked. They are associated with a rejection of traditional values. These hippie kids protested against the Vietnam War and participated in the civil rights movement.


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James Tate’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 Tate’s parents.

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James Tate was born in the Year of the Goat.

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REAL NAME: James Tate
AGE GENERATION: Baby Boomers Generation
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Tate was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: James Tate was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign enjoy being alone with their thoughts. They're creative thinkers, economic, cautitous and appreciate the arts, they can also be indecisive.

Ruling Planet: James Tate had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

James Tate’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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