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Vincent Hayes Gaddis (December 28, 1913 – February 26, 1997) was an American author who coined the phrase " Bermuda Triangle" in a February 1964 cover piece. He popularized many stories about anomalous phenomena in a style similar to that of Argosy Charles Fort.
Gaddis was born in
Ohio to Tilden H. and Alice M. (Smith) Gaddis. He married Margaret Paine Read on July 14, 1947. Gaddis worked as a newspaper reporter and writer-editor for a Warsaw, Indiana, radio station from 1947 to 1952. He was a feature writer for the Elkhart Truth, a daily newspaper in Elkhart, Indiana, from 1952-1959. He then worked as a public relations writer for Studebaker-Packard Corporation and Mercedes Benz Sales in South Bend, Indiana. In 1962 he became a free-lance writer. He died in Eureka, California. [1 ]
Published works [ edit ]
Winona Lake: A Memory and A Vision, 1949
Invisible Horizons: True Mysteries of the Sea, 1965
Mysterious Fires and Lights, 1967
Wide World of Magic, 1967
Strange World of Animals and Pets, 1970
The Curious World of Twins, 1972
Courage in Crisis: Dramatic Tales of Heroism in the Face of Danger, 1973
American Indian Myths and Mysteries, 1977, ISBN 0-88029-755-7
Gold Rush Ghosts, 1990, ISBN 0-945685-06-8
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ Bradley, Nancy. "My Life with Paranormal Icon Vincent Gaddis". Haunted America Tours . Retrieved 8 May 2014.
Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2007. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich., Thomson Gale. 2007.
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