John Chancellor

John Chancellor bio

Birth Name: John Chancellor

Occupation: News Anchor

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: July 14, 1927

Date Of Death: July 12, 1996

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

John Chancellor was born on the 14th of July, 1927. He was best known for being a News Anchor. NBC Nightly News anchor who became famous as a Today Show host.

John Chancellor was born in Chicago. He attended the University of Illinois Navy Pier and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a news anchor in the ’70s and he replaced Dave Garroway .

John Chancellor was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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John Chancellor was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

John Chancellor 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.


John’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


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

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Personal Life

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

John Chancellor was born in the Year of the Rabbit.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Chancellor
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: John Chancellor 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: John Chancellor was born in the Year of the Dragon. 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: John Chancellor 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.

John Chancellor’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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