Obituary of James Herriot

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James Herriot

James Alfred Wright (born October 3, 1916 in Sunderland, United Kingdom) was a physician and author who was best known for writing a series of eight books set in the 1930s–1950s “Yorkshire Dales” about veterinary practice and animals. James died on February 23, 1995 and his death was because of prostate cancer. He died at age 78.

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James Herriot Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Herriot, James
    • Common Name: James Herriot
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Sunderland, England
    • Birth Date: October 03, 1916
    • Age: 78 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1940-1992
    • Religion: Christian
    • Net Worth: $20 million
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Newman's Own Dressing
    • Favorite Color: Red (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    James's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: James Alfred Wright
    • Father: James Henry Wright (1890-1960)
    • Mother: Hannah Bell Wright (1890-1980)
    • Spouse/Partner:
    • Not  Married - Single - Dating?
    • Son(s):
      • Jim Wright
    • Daughter(s):
      • Rosemary Page

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 23 1995 at age 78
  • Place: Thirlby, United Kingdom
  • Cause of Death: Prostate cancer
  • Interment: Cremated and ashes scattered on Sutton Bank

Category Tags:

PhysicianAuthor British Born on October 3rd Born in 1916 Died in 1995 Died at age 78 Died from Prostate cancer

James's Notable Roles:

  • Yorkshire Dales

Quotable Quotes:

"He was a country boy from a small town in northeast England, and he loved his life. But in 1936, when he was just forty-four years old, he was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer that killed him within weeks. (V)"

"James Herriot's legacy will live on through his timeless stories and passion for animal welfare, forever inspiring generations to come. (V)"

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-02-06 00:43:04
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