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James Ward BYRKIT

Valley View Cemetery
Yavapai County,

b. June 16, 1931, Clarkdale, Az.
d. Sept. 25, 2011, Flagstaff, Az.
h/o Anne Byrkit
s/o James Ward & Hazel Edna (Meek) Byrkit
Occ: A Professor Emeritus of Interdisciplinary Studies at Northern Arizona University, he taught at NAU (Northern Arizona University) from 1973 to 1996.

Note: Jim researched and wrote extensively about Southwest topics including ancient trails, Spanish and early pioneer explorers, Native American studies, environmental issues in the Verde Valley, and Arizona mining and labor history. He wrote the widely respected "Forging the Copper Collar" in 1982, a comprehensive account of the Bisbee Deportation, and edited "Letters from the Southwest" by Charles Lummis.

US Army - Korea
Enlisted: 1949

Clarkdale's Son

Az. birth certificate /Obituary

Contributed on 6/7/14 by wajthorn
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Submitted: 6/7/14 • Approved: 6/8/14 • Last Updated: 6/8/14 • R92019-G0

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