A Guy Murchie Timeline


Guy Murchie

Here’s a timeline of Guy Murchie’s life that I’ve constructed to help me understand his autobiography better. Page numbers are of The Soul School. Please consider this a work in progress. I expect to continue modifying it as I acquire new data. Enjoy!

  • 1907, January 25 — Born, Beacon Hill, Boston, MA.
  • 1925, October — Introduced to future wife Eleanor Parker. (pp. 37-9)
  • 1929 — Graduated from Harvard; began trip around the world.
  • 1930 — Completed trip around the world.
  • 1932 — Men on the Horizon published.
  • 1932, March — Married Eleanor Forrester Parker (b. 2 Oct 1880, Newark, New Jersey), AKA “Worgzle” and “Piggie”.
  • 1934 — Began work at the Chicago Tribune.

  • 1938 — Converted to the Bahá’í Faith after being assigned to write a story on the Wilmette temple (pg. 180).
  • 1939 — Divorced Eleanor … on amicable terms (Eleanor was 26 years his senior) (pg. 253-4, 306). See dedication to The Seven Mysteries of Life.

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