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Cleveland Amory

Cleveland AmoryBorn: 2-Sep-1917
Birthplace: Nahant, MA
Died: 14-Oct-1998
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Aneurysm
Remains: Cremated (ashes buried at Black Beauty Ranch)

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Author, Activist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Cat Who Came for Christmas

Military service: US Army (intelligence, 1941-43)

Prominent social critic and animal rights activist.

Father: Robert Amory
Mother: Leonore Cobb
Sister: Leonore Sawyers
Wife: Cora Fields Craddock (m. 1941, div. 1947)
Wife: Martha Hodge (actress, m. 31-Dec-1954, div. 1977, one stepdaughter)
Daughter: Gaea Leinhardt (stepdaughter)

    High School: Milton Academy
    University: BA, Harvard University (1939)

    Parade Sr. Contributing Editor (1980-98)
    TV Guide Critic (1963-76)
    The Saturday Review Columnist (1952-72)
    The Saturday Evening Post Editor (1939-41)
    Prescott Evening Courier Manaing Editor
    Arizona Star Reporter
    Nashua Telegraph Reporter
    Dutch Treat Club 1952

    Today Commentator (1952-63)

    Mr. North (22-Jul-1988)

Author of books:
The Proper Bostonians (1947, nonfiction)
Home Town (1950, novel)
The Last Resorts (1952, nonfiction)
Who Killed Society? (1960, nonfiction)
Man Kind? Our Incredible War on Wildlife (1974)
Animail (1976)
The Trouble With Nowadays: A Curmudgeon Strikes Back (1979)
The Cat Who Came for Christmas (1987)
The Cat and the Curmudgeon (1990)
The Best Cat Ever (1993)
Ranch of Dreams (1997)

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