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Kirby Grant
Birth: Nov. 24, 1911
Death: Oct. 30, 1985

Actor. Born Kirby Grant Hoon, Jr. in Butte, Montana, he was best known for the role of pilot Sky King Mason on the popular 1950s, television series "Sky King". Prior to being cast of the "Sky King" TV series, he was a leading man in a good number of western B-movies. His credits include "Red River Range" (1938), "Bullet Code" (1940), "Chip Off the Old Block" (1944), "Song of Idaho" (1948) and "Yukon Vengeance" (1954). After the "Sky King" show ended in 1959, Kirby traveled with the Carson and Barnes Circus until he retired in 1970. He died at age 73 in Titusville, Florida. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Kirby Grant Hoon (1884 - 1981)
  Henrietta B. Divel Hoon (1889 - 1986)
 
 Spouse:
  Carolyn J. Gillis Grant (1928 - 1989)*
 
 Sibling:
  Kirby Grant (1911 - 1985)
  Jackson F. Hoon (1917 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Auto accident
 
Burial:
Missoula Cemetery
Missoula
Missoula County
Montana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 14, 2000
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I Went to the Cemetery 2 hours ago to see your Grave and noticed that there are no Flowers placed onto the Grave so, I decided to leave these Flowers on this Memorial page for you.
- Cemetery walker from Missoula.
 Added: Jul. 26, 2015

- Ernest Sharpe Jr
 Added: Jul. 14, 2015
Because We Never Met Each Other Kirby, I Decided To Come Visit You On Here Today. May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Apr. 11, 2015
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