Moore, Marcia M.

Moore, Marcia M.

(religion, spiritualism, and occult)

Marcia M. Moore, astrologer and occultist, was born May 22, 1928, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Her father was Robert L. Moore, the founder of Sheraton Hotels, and her sister was Robin Moore, a novelist who used the pen name Robert L. Moore, Jr. Marcia Moore was a graduate of Radcliffe College, where she wrote a B.A. thesis on the subject of astrology. The thesis was later published in book form by the Lucis Trust. Moore became an active astrologer and a well-known figure in the American astrological community. Moore’s second husband, Mark Douglas, collaborated with her on several of her books. Her third husband was Howard Alltounian, Jr. In her final years, Moore was experimenting with mind-altering drugs, which contributed to her death on January 15, 1979, in Bothwell, Washington.

Sources:

Holden, James H., and Robert A. Hughes. Astrological Pioneers of America. Tempe, AZ: American Federation of Astrologers, 1988.
Moore, Marcia M. Astrology, The Divine Science. 2d rev. ed. York Harbor, ME: Arcane Publications, 1978.
Moore. Astrology Today—A Socio-Psychological Survey. New York: Lucas Publishing Co., 1960.
Moore. Journeys into the Bright World. 1978.
Moore and Mark Douglas. Astrology in Action. York Harbor, ME: Arcane Publications, 1970.
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