Name: Herndon, Booton (1915-1995)Variant Name: Booten Herndon

Historical Note: Booton Herndon was born in Charlottesville, Virginia on December 9, 1915. He attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri, and later relocated to New Orleans, where he worked for the Item Tribune. He served in the United States Army from 1943 through 1945, and resided in Manhattan, in New York City in the late 1940s. Herndon wrote prolifically, authoring dozens of books on a variety of topics, and thousands of articles. He died in Charlottesville, Virginia on March 29, 1995.

Index Record for Booton Herndon (1915), Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File,, viewed September 16, 2020.

Obituary for Booton Herndon in the Baltimore Sun, March 31, 1995, page 37.

Booton Herndon in the U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995,, viewed September 16, 2020 Name: Booton Herndon Residence Year: 1949 Street Address: 22Chas CHe sa 3-0091 Residence Place: Manhattan, New York, USA Publication Title: Manhattan, New York, City Directory, 1949

Booton Herndon in the U.S., School Yearbooks, 1900-1999,, viewed September 16, 2020 Name: Booton Herndon Yearbook Date: 1935 School: University of Missouri School Location: Columbia, Missouri, USA Grade Completed: Sophomore

Booton Herndon in the U.S., World War II Draft Cards Young Men, 1940-1947,, viewed September 16, 2020 Name: Booton Herndon Gender: Male Race: White Age: 24 Birth Date: 9 Dec 1915 Birth Place: Charottesville, Virginia Residence Place: New Orleans, Louisiana Registration Date: 16 Oct 1940 Registration Place: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana Employer: Item Tribune Weight: 190 Complexion: Light Eye Color: Brown Hair Color: Bald Height: 6' Next of Kin: Jane Donnelly Herndon

Note Author: Maristella Feustle

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