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Jack Kerouac

Jack KerouacAKA Jean-Louis Lebris de Kerouac

Born: 12-Mar-1922
Birthplace: Lowell, MA
Died: 21-Oct-1969
Location of death: St. Petersburg, FL
Cause of death: Liver Failure
Remains: Buried, Edson Cemetery, Lowell, MA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Bisexual
Occupation: Novelist, Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: On The Road

Military service: US Merchant Marine (1942); US Navy Reserve (1943, briefly)

Father: Leo-Alcide Kerouac
Mother: Gabrielle-Ange Levesque (d. 1973)
Brother: Gerard (d.)
Wife: Edie Parker (m. 22-Aug-1944, annulled 1946)
Wife: Joan Haverty (m. 17-Nov-1950)
Wife: Stella Sampas (m. 18-Nov-1966)
Daughter: Jan Kerouac (d. Jun-1996)
Girlfriend: Carolyn Cassady (1949)
Slept with: Gore Vidal
Slept with: Allen Ginsberg

    High School: Lowell High School, Lowell, MA (1939)
    High School: Horace Mann School (1940)
    University: Columbia University

    Brain Injury
    Psychiatric Observation Bethesda, MD
    Paternity Test (1962)
    Failure to Pay Child Support (Dec-1954)
    Public Urination St. Petersburg (1964)
    Drunk in Public twice (Dec-1966)
    French-Canadian Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism, Peyote, Hernia

    Pull My Daisy (11-Nov-1959) · Narrator

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Jack Kerouac

Author of books:
The Town and the City (1950, novel)
On the Road (1957, novel)
The Dharma Bums (1958, novel)
The Subterraneans (1958, novel)
Doctor Sax: Faust Part Three (1959, novel)
Lonesome Traveler (1960, travelogue)
Desolation Angels (1965, novel)
Visions of Cody (1972, novel)
The Sea Is My Brother (2011, novel)

Wrote plays:
Beat Generation (1957)

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