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Jack T. Kirby

AKA Jack Temple Kirby

Born: 22-Aug-1938
Birthplace: Portsmouth, VA
Died: 6-Aug-2009
Location of death: St. Augustine, FL
Cause of death: Heart Failure

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mockingbird Song

Father: Clifford Kirby (machinist)
Mother: Theodosia Palmer
Sister: Susan Kirby
Sister: Betsy Andrews
Wife: Ann Bulleit (div., one son, one daughter)
Son: Matthew
Daughter: Valerie
Girlfriend: Constance Pierce (English professor, together 17 years, until his death)

    University: BA History, Old Dominion University
    University: MA, University of Virginia
    University: PhD, University of Virginia
    Professor: History, Miami University of Ohio (1965-2002)

    Southern Historical Association President
    Bancroft Prize 2007 for Mockingbird Song

Author of books:
Media-Made Dixie: The South in the American Imagination (1978)
Rural Worlds Lost: The American South 1920-1960 (1986)
The Countercultural South (1995)
Poquosin: A Study of Rural Landscape & Society (1995)
The New Regionalism (1998)
Mockingbird Song: Ecological Landscapes of the South (2006)



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