An Overview. Considered by many to be America's finest author, Jack London,
whose name at birth was John Griffith Chaney, was born “south of the slot”—an ...
John Griffith London (1876-1916) was born in San Francisco of an unmarried
mother of wealthy background, Flora Wellman. His father may have been William
A Biography of Adventurer Jack London, who was a writer, oyster pirate, deep-
sea sailor, hobo, Alaskan prospector.
Jan 10, 2016 ... Jack London, pseudonym of John Griffith Chaney (born January 12, 1876, San
Francisco, California, U.S.—died November 22, 1916, Glen ...
On this day in History, Jack London is born on Jan 12, 1876. Learn more about
what happened today on History.
Jack London's naturalistic style sprang from a difficult and tumultuous childhood.
His mother, Flora, suffered from typhoid fever as a child that ...
Nov 22, 2000 ... Jack London, the author, died at his Glen Ellen, Cal., ranch near here at 7:45 o'
clock tonight, a victim of uremic poisoning. London was taken ill ...
Jack London was an American novelist, journalist, social-activist and short-story
writer whose works deal romantically with elemental struggles for survi...
Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney in San Francisco, California, in 1916,
the son of Flora Wellman and Henry Chaney. Jack's parents were not married ...
Jack London's life was as rugged and adventurous as the tales he told.