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 James Arthur “Jim” Kjelgaard

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James Arthur “Jim” Kjelgaard

  • Birth 10 Dec 1910 New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Death 12 Jul 1959 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
  • Burial Brookfield, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA
  • Memorial ID 13725796

Author. He was an award winning author of juvenille adventure stories, many of which featured the relationship between a boy and a dog. Perhaps the most famous of his stories was "Big Red," which was released as a movie by Disney studios shortly after his death in 1959.

Bio by: John Paul Laughlin


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John Paul Laughlin
  • Added: 24 Mar 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 13725796
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Arthur “Jim” Kjelgaard (10 Dec 1910–12 Jul 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 13725796, citing Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .