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Ken Kesey

Ken KeseyAKA Kenneth Elton Kesey

Born: 17-Sep-1935
Birthplace: La Junta, CO
Died: 10-Nov-2001
Location of death: Eugene, OR
Cause of death: Cancer - Liver
Remains: Buried, Kesey Farm, Eugene, OR

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

Kesey was the subject of U.S. Government drug experiments.

Father: Fred A. Kesey
Mother: Geneva Smith
Brother: Joe ("Chuck")
Wife: Norma Faye Haxby ("Faye", m. 20-May-1956, three children)
Son: Jed (d. 1984 bus accident, buried next to Kesey)
Daughter: Shannon
Son: Zane
Daughter: Sunshine

    High School: (1953)
    University: BA Speech and Communications, University of Oregon (1957)
    University: Stanford University

    Stroke 28-Sep-1997
    Drug Possession: Marijuana La Honda, CA 1965
    Drug Possession: Marijuana San Francisco, CA 19-Jan-1966
    Resisting Arrest San Francisco, CA 19-Jan-1966
    Assault San Francisco, CA 19-Jan-1966
    Risk Factors: Hepatitis C, Diabetes, Marijuana, LSD, Peyote

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Ricochet River (1998)
    Completely Cuckoo (16-Dec-1997) · Himself
    The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg (18-Feb-1994) · Himself
    Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (13-Sep-1993)



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