Clare Boothe Luce
- Category : 1903-births
- Type : ME
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (12,54)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Rulership 1
American actress, politician, writer, editor and ambassador. Born into genteel poverty, her mom took her into theatrical environs as a kid to work as an actress. By 19, she was a propagandist for the N.O.W. organization, scattering leaflets from an open plane. A writer and magazine editor, she married publisher Henry R. Luce in 1935 and became a war correspondent in WW II. She ran for Congress in 1942, serving for six years and from there the post of U.S. Ambassador to Italy.
Luce died of cancer 10/09/1987, Washington, DC.