died of uremic poisoning
at the age of 40
on November 22, 1916
Jack London was an early 20th-century writer closely associated with San Francisco and adventure. His most famous book by far is The Call of the Wild (1903), the story of a peaceful California dog named Buck who is kidnapped and shipped to the wilds of Al...
However, the manner in which some suggest Jack died would have been
completely out of character for him. Had they said, "He inadvertently took an
On this day in History, Jack London dies of kidney disease on Nov 22, 1916. ...
early age, London developed a kidney disease of unknown origin and died ... of
the United States, but this is a misnomer, since the presidency did not exist as an.
Nov 22, 2000 ... Jack London, the author, died at his Glen Ellen, Cal., ranch near here at 7:45 ...
From the time London was found this morning he did not regain ...
Jack London is known for his Western adventure novels, including White Fang
and The Call of the ... London, who was also a journalist and an outspoken
socialist, died in 1916. ... The success did little to soften London's hard-driving
Basically it was never a question for me: Jack London, proud adventurer, was
finally brought to his .... London did not die of his own hand, but of kidney failure.
But true to London's vigorous nature, he did little loafing and was soon busy
buying ... On November 22, 1916, 40 year old Jack London died of
Jack did not learn the true circumstances of his birth until he was in his early
twenties. .... California, he discovered that his stepfather, John London, had died.
Aug 19, 2001 ... John Griffith London (1876-1916) was born in San Francisco of an unmarried
mother of ... Because Flora was ill, Jack was raised through infancy by an ex-
slave, ... He died of renal failure on November 22, 1916 on the ranch.
Biography of Jack London. ... If a man could not get the woman he wanted, the
man who did get her had to fight for her ..... And he might have died with honor.".