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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 10 June 1941Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NamePhilip Joseph Caputo

Mini Bio (1)

Phil Caputo was born on June 10, 1941 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Philip Joseph Caputo. He is a writer, known for A Rumor of War (1980), Inside the Vietnam War (2008) and The War Room with Michael Shure (2012). He has been married to Leslie Blanchard Ware since June 4, 1988. He was previously married to Marcelle Lynn Besse and Jill Esther Ongemach.

Spouse (3)

Leslie Blanchard Ware (4 June 1988 - present)
Marcelle Lynn Besse (30 October 1982 - 1985) (divorced)
Jill Esther Ongemach (21 June 1969 - 1982) (divorced) (2 children)

Trivia (3)

He has two sons from his first marriage. Geoffrey Jacob Caputo (DOB: 8/25/1970), a professional guitarist,instructor, and composer, and Marc Antony Caputo (DOB: 1973), a political reporter for the Miami Herald.
Was a U.S. Marine Corps Infantry Officer from 1964 to 1967 and did a 16 month tour in South Vietnam from March 1965 to July 1966.
Graduated Fenwick High School in Oak Park, Illinois in 1959 and from Loyola University in 1964 with a Bachelor's Degree in English.

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