1943 in Fort Worth, Marrs moved to Lubbock, Texas in the 60's and
received his graduate degree from Texas Tech University. He began
his career in journalism in Lubbock where he worked
as a reporter, editor and photographer for the Lubbock Avalanche
Journal; and also became editor of the Lubbock Sentinel. He was an
journalist and book author who focused on cover ups, so-called conspiracies
and ancient aliens mysteries..
From the JFK
Assassination, to Secret Societies, Marrs focused on the hidden
truth. His work was treasured all over the world and books like
Alien Agenda: Investigating the Extraterrestrial Presence Among Us
and Our Occulted History: Do the Global Elite Conceal Ancient
Aliens? are essential reading for anyone wanting to understand
more about extraterrestrial theory. In 1989, his book,
Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy, was published to
critical acclaim and reached the New York Times Paperback
Non-Fiction Best Seller List. It became a basis for the Oliver Stone
books by Marrs include Psi Spies, Rule by Secrecy,
The Terror Conspiracy Revisited, The Rise of the Fourth Reich,
The Trillion-Dollar Conspiracy, Our Occulted History,
Population Control, and his last book The Illuminati. His books develop in great
detail conspiracy theories and hidden truths largely ignored by
mainstream news organizations.
spent the later part of his career in Springtown Texas in Parker and
2017, an announcement was made on Marrs' official Facebook page
about an unspecified illness that caused him to cancel appearances
at two upcoming events, the 5th annual Out of this World UFO
Conference in Edinburg, Texas, and the Free Your Mind Conference in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, both in April.
In June 2017, additional announcements were made about health issues
Marrs was experiencing, including being on kidney dialysis at home,
and problems with his remaining good eye.
Jim Marrs died on August 2, 2017, from a heart attack at age 73.
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