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Robert Kirkbride, 93, Ludlow

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Title

Robert Kirkbride, 93, Ludlow

Description

Robert Kirkbride lived in Vermont for his entire 93 years, except when he was serving overseas. He was born in Burlington in 1926, served in Japan in World War II, and later joined the Air Force to serve in the Korean War. He also served as a Burlington police officer before moving in 1952 to his wife’s hometown of Ludlow, where he lived and worked for the next 68 years. Kirkbride’s daughter Deborah Khiel said he brought a military precision to everything he did.
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Creator

Mike Dougherty

Publisher

vtdigger

Date

April 21, 2020

Contributor

Fred Pond

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Citation

Mike Dougherty, “Robert Kirkbride, 93, Ludlow,” COVID-19 Archive, accessed November 27, 2022, https://covid-19.digitalvermont.org/items/show/355.