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John Fox, Jr
Birth: Dec. 16, 1862
Stony Point
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 8, 1919
Big Stone Gap
Virginia, USA

A noted Kentucky author of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, best known for his stories and novels of the Kentucky mountaineers. He was born in the community of Stony Point, eight miles from Paris, Kentucky in Bourbon County. He graduated from Harvard University, went to work with his brother in the coal mines near Jellico, Tenessee, and wrote his first short novel there, 'A Mountain Europa'. He served as correspondent for Harper's in the Spanish-American War, and for Scribner's in the Russo-Japanese War. He is best known for his 1903 novel 'The Little Shepherd of Kingdome Come,' and 'The Trail of the Lonesome Pine' published in 1908.  

Cause of death: pneumonia
 
Burial:
Paris Cemetery
Paris
Bourbon County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 18, 2001
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John Fox, Jr
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John Fox, Jr
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