Zane Grey’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jan 31, 1872

Death Date

Oct 23, 1939

Age of Death

67 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure

Place of Death

Oct 23, 1939



The novelist Zane Grey died at the age of 67. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American author best known for his Western novels Riders of the Purple Sage and The Lone Star Ranger. Many of his works were adapted for the screen, and several of them became the basis for Dick Powell’s Zane Grey Theater, a popular television series of the late 1950s.

His parents were named Alice and Lewis, and he had four siblings. His ancestors were Quaker immigrants from England. He was married to Lina Elise Roth. The couple had two sons and a daughter: Romer, Loren, and Betty.



There are hours when I must force the novel out of my mind and be interested in the children.


Love grows more tremendously full, swift, poignant, as the years multiply.


Men may rise on stepping stones of their dead selves to higher things.


I am tired. My arm aches. My head boils. My feet are cold. But I am not aware of any weakness.


This motion-picture muddle had distracted me from my writing.