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Birth Name: James Westphal

Occupation: Astronomer

Place Of Birth: Iowa

Date Of Birth: June 13, 1930

Date Of Death: September 8, 2004

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Westphal was born on the 13th of June, 1930. He was popular for being a Astronomer. Scientist and astronomer who helped design the Hubble Space telescope. He was also the Director of Caltech’s Palomar Observatory from 1994 through 1997.

James Westphal was born in Iowa. He attended the California Institute of Technology in 1961. He helped design a telescope which is now in the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum collection.

James Westphal was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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James Westphal was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

James Westphal is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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James Westphal’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 Westphal’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Westphal kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Westphal was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Westphal
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: James Westphal was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: James Westphal was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: James Westphal had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

James Westphal’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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