George Holbert Tucker was born in Norfolk on September 14, 1909. After graduating from Maury High School in 1928, he became the Norfolk supervisor for the Federal Archives Project under the Works Progress Administration. In 1949, Tucker began writing carefully researched articles on various phases of local and Virginia history for The Virginian-Pilot. From 1959 until two years after his retirement in 1975, he wrote a popular weekly column called "Tidewater Landfalls." He authored and co-authored books on Jane Austen.
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