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Kirby Grant
Birth: Nov. 24, 1911
Silver Bow County
Montana, USA
Death: Oct. 30, 1985
Brevard County
Florida, USA

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) 
Family links: 
  Kirby Grant Hoon (1884 - 1981)
  Henrietta B. Divel Hoon (1889 - 1986)
  Carolyn J. Gillis Grant (1928 - 1989)*
  Kirby Grant (1911 - 1985)
  Jackson F. Hoon (1917 - 1993)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Auto accident
Missoula Cemetery
Missoula County
Montana, USA
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Record added: Sep 14, 2000
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You were a childhood hero of mine. They don't make like Sky King any more! RIP
- ATC (AW) Ray Jackson, USN (ret)
 Added: Feb. 2, 2017
To one of the heroes of our youth.
- Riptidenj
 Added: Jan. 17, 2017

- sjm
 Added: Nov. 24, 2016
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