Vincent Gaddis

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Vincent Gaddis
Born 28 December 1913(1913-12-28) [1]
Miamiville, Ohio
Died 26 February 1997 (83) [2]
Eureka, California
Nationality American
Affiliations Borderland Sciences (BSRA)
Known for Bermuda Triangle, misc. Forteana

Vincent Hayes Gaddis (December 28, 1913 - February 26, 1997) was an American writer on Forteana and saucerian matters, noted in particular for his coinage of the term "Bermuda Triangle," in reference to a region of the North Atlantic, off the coast of Florida and near the Caribbean, cited as host to varied unusual phenomena and mysterious disappearances.

Selected Bibliography



Amazing Stories


  • Gaddis, Vincent (May 1949), "Caravan of the Lost", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (July 1949), "Rudolph Valentino", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (July 1949), "Morgan Robertson (Psychic inventor and Poet)", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (May 1950), "Winchester Mystery House (San Jose, CA)", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (January 1951), "The Phantom Priest of Bel (Babylonian Inscriptions)", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (March 1951), "The Marlborough Mystery (1890)", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (April 1951), "Puzzle of the Pigmy Flints", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (July 1951), "Nan Matol, Fortress of a Lost Race (Island of Ponape, Carolines)", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (September 1953), "Psychic Detective (Arthur Roberts, Milwaukee, 1935)", Fate 
  • Gaddis, Vincent (August 1963), "Mystery of Houdini's Death", Fate 


  1. "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 23 December 2016), Vincent Hayes Gaddis, 28 Dec 1913; citing Birth, Miamiville, Clermont, Ohio, United States, county courthouses, Ohio; FHL microfilm 327,585.
  2. "California Death Index, 1940-1997," database, FamilySearch ( : 26 November 2014), Vincent Hayes Gaddis, 26 Feb 1997; Department of Public Health Services, Sacramento.