Obituary of Shirley Jackson

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Shirley Jackson

Shirley Hardie Jackson (born December 14, 1916 in San Francisco, California) was a writer and novelist who was best known for her works in the horror and mystery genre, and also for her most notable 1948 short story, “The Lottery." Shirley died on August 8, 1965 and her death was reportedly because of a heart attack due to arteriosclerosis. She died young at age 48.

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Shirley Jackson Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Jackson, Shirley
    • Common Name: Shirley Jackson
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: San Francisco, California, United States
    • Birth Date: December 14, 1916
    • Age: 48 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Shurely
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1943-1965
    • Net Worth: $1.07 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Fritos Chips
    • Favorite Color: Sky Blue (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Shirley's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Shirley Hardie Jackson
    • Father: Leslie Jackson
    • Mother: Geraldine Jackson (née Bugby)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Stanley Edgar Hyman (married 1940-1965, her death)
    • Son(s):
      • Laurence Jackson Hyman
      • Barry Man
    • Daughter(s):
      • Sarah Hyman Dewitt
      • Joanne Hyman

Death Notice:

  • Date: August 08 1965 at age 48
  • Place: North Bennington, Vermont, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart Attack (due to arteriosclerosis)
  • Interment: Cremated

Category Tags:

WriterNovelist American Born on December 14th Born in 1916 Born in California Died in 1965 Died at age 48 Died from Heart Attack

Shirley's Notable Roles:

  • The Lottery

Quotable Quotes:

"Shirley Jackson's legacy continues to inspire and enchant readers, long after her passing. (V)"

Is Ms. Shirley Jackson still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has passed away.

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