Cleveland Amory, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Cleveland Amory

American writer

Date of Birth: 02-Sep-1917

Place of Birth: Nahant, Massachusetts, United States

Date of Death: 14-Oct-1998

Profession: writer, journalist, television critic

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Cleveland Amory

  • Cleveland Amory (September 2, 1917 – October 14, 1998) was an American author, reporter and commentator and animal-rights activist.
  • He originally was known for writing a series of popular books poking fun at the pretensions and customs of society, starting with The Proper Bostonians in 1947.
  • From the 1950s through the 1990s, he had a long career as a reporter and writer for national magazines, and as a television and radio commentator.
  • In the late 1980s and 1990s, he was best known for his bestselling books about his adopted cat, Polar Bear, starting with The Cat Who Came for Christmas (1987).
  • Amory devoted much of his life to promoting animal rights, particularly protection of animals from hunting and vivisection; the executive director of the Humane Society of the United States described Amory as "the founding father of the modern animal protection movement."

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