Sam Greenlee

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Birth Name: Samuel Elder Greenlee Jr.

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Illinois

Date Of Birth: July 13, 1930

Date Of Death: May 19, 2014

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Sam Greenlee was born on the 13th of July, 1930. He was popular for being a Novelist. An African-American author, he is best known for his controversial novel, The Spook Who Sat by the Door, which focuses on the CIA’s training of foreign groups. Greenlee’s other works include Baghdad Blues and Ammunition!: Poetry and Other Raps.

Sam Greenlee was born in Illinois. After attending the University of Wisconsin and the University of Chicago, he joined the military. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for his bravery in Iraq.

Sam Greenlee was a Cancer and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Sam Greenlee 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.

Samuel Elder Greenlee Jr. 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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Sam Greenlee’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Sam Greenlee’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

Sam Greenlee was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Samuel Elder Greenlee Jr.
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation



Zodiac Sign: Sam Greenlee 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: Sam Greenlee was born in the Year of the Rabbit. 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: Sam Greenlee 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.

Sam Greenlee’s birth sign is Cancer and he had a ruling planet of Moon.

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