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Benjamin Kidd

Born: 9-Sep-1858
Birthplace: Bandon, County Clare, Ireland
Died: 2-Oct-1916
Location of death: London, England
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Brandon Hill Cemetery, Surrey, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: Ireland
Executive summary: Social Evolution

Father: Benjamin Kidd (b. circa 1831, d. 1914)
Mother: Mary Rebecca Dawson (b. 1833, d. 1916)
Brother: Charles Albert Henry Kidd (b. 28-Aug-1860, d. 1945)
Brother: Albert Kidd (b. 1861)
Sister: Hannah Kidd Brown (b. 28-Jul-1864, d. 1951)
Sister: Elizabeth Emily Kidd (b. 22-Oct-1865, d. 1954)
Sister: Hariet Kidd (10-Sep-1867, d. infancy)
Sister: Hariet Elizabeth Kidd (b. 15-Feb-1869)
Sister: Eva Kidd Corbett (b. 12-Aug-1871)
Sister: Helena Augusta Kidd (b. 9-Nov-1873)
Sister: Isabella Kidd (b. circa 1875)
Brother: Wesley Dawson Kidd (b. 16-Jan-1877)
Wife: Maud Emma Isabel Perry (b. 1862, m. 1887, d. 8-Mar-1929, three sons)
Son: Franklin Kidd (b. 12-Oct-1890, d. 7-May-1974)
Son: John Coome Kidd (b. 7-Jul-1892, twin)
Son: Rolfe Coome Kidd (b. 7-Jul-1892, twin)

    Irish Official Inland Revenue Department (1877-94)

Author of books:
Social Evolution (1894)
Control of the Tropics (1898)
Principles of Western Civilization (1902)
Herbert Spencer and After (1908)
Two Principal Laws of Sociology (1909)

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