Donald Bradley/Garth Allen
Paul and Joanne Clancy
A Number of Vedic Astrologers
In addition, their site lists some of the people whose brief bios are given
below. There are a good many others on their list we will leave it to them to commemorate, as it is beyond the scope
of this page to create a history for each branch of our field. There are also links to sidereal organizations and email lists.
BRIGADIER ROY C. FIREBRACE: AstroDatabank says he was a well-respected sidereal
astrologer, statistician, and author. According to his own recollection in SPICA, rated A, he was born
August 16, 1889, at 5:00 PM AST, in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
The bibliography for the Western Sidereal Astrology Network
says Firebrace was Editor and Publisher of "SPICA: A REVIEW OF SIDEREAL ASTROLOGY, which ran from October 1961
to October 1974, a thirteen year publication. During that time, Firebrace wrote
the Editorials as well as columns called "For New Students,"
"Thoughts On Astrology," and other essays. Firebrace also
contributed to American Astrology and other magazines.Back to the the list of names
RUPERT S. GLEADOW: He was a British sidereal
Astrologer who wrote The Origin of the Zodiac and The Zodiac Revealed,
and well as a lengthy series of articles in American Astrology Magazine.
AstroDatabank says he gave his information, rated A, to Who's Who in
Astrology as born January 22, 1909, at 12:00 PM GMT
in Leicester, England. He died on October 30, 1974.Back to the the list of names
JAMES HYNES Suggested by Ken Bowser, who says, "Hynes
was more a mathematician than an astrologer but in his capacity as right
hand man to Cyril
Fagan, he played a big part in establishing western sidereal on a
firm foundation. Like Fagan, Hynes was Irish but never came
stateside as far as I know." R.O.S.A.
lists his birth information, no source given, as November 7, 1899, 10:45 AM,
Dublin, Ireland, 53N19: 6W15.Back to the the list of names
RICK OSTRANDER: According to AstroDatabank, he was, "an American sidereal astrologer with a career
in communications at RCA. A member of Mensa, he retired and moved to Yucaipa, CA, and took up full time astrological work. He published
a small newsletter for the Southern California Sidereal Astrological Association." According to his birth certificate,
he was born December 17, 1928, at 9:45 AM PST in Vallejo, CA. He died on April 25, 1991.Back to the the list of names
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