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James Herriot

James HerriotAKA James Alfred Wight

Born: 3-Oct-1916
Birthplace: Sunderland, England
Died: 23-Feb-1995
Location of death: Thirsk, Yorkshire, England
Cause of death: Cancer - Prostate
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered)

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

Nationality: England
Executive summary: All Creatures Great and Small

Military service: RAF (1941-43)

Wife: Joan Danbury (m. 5-Nov-1941, one son, one daughter)
Son: Jim (b. 1943)
Daughter: Rosie (b. 1947)

    High School: Hillhead High School (1928-33)
    University: Glasgow Veterinary College (1939)

    Officer of the British Empire 1979

Author of books:
If Only They Could Talk (1970)
It Shouldn't Happen to a Vet (1972)
All Creatures Great and Small (1972, anthology)
Let Sleeping Vets Lie (1973)
Vet in Harness (1974)
All Things Bright and Beautiful (1974, anthology)
Vets Might Fly (1976)
Vet in a Spin (1977)
All Things Wise and Wonderful (1977, anthology)
James Herriot's Yorkshire (1979)
The Lord God Made Them All (1981)
Every Living Thing (1992)

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