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Kirby is an unincorporated community located in the town of Lincoln, Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States.
In law, an unincorporated area is a region of land that is not governed by a local municipal corporation; similarly an unincorporated community is a settlement that is not governed by its own local municipal corporation, but rather is administered as part of larger administrative divisions, such as a township, parish, borough, county, city, canton, state, province or country. Occasionally, municipalities dissolve or disincorporate, which may happen if they become fiscally insolvent, and services become the responsibility of a higher administration. Widespread unincorporated communities and areas are a distinguishing feature of the United States and Canada. In most other countries of the world, there are either no unincorporated areas at all, or these are very rare; typically remote, outlying, sparsely populated or uninhabited areas.
Lincoln is a town in Monroe County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 827 at the 2000 census. The unincorporated community of Kirby is located in the town.
Monroe County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. As of the 2010 census, the population was 44,673. Its county seat is Sparta.
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Jack "King" Kirby ; August 28, 1917 – February 6, 1994) was an American comic book artist, writer and editor, widely regarded as one of the medium's major innovators and one of its most prolific and influential creators. He grew up in New York City, and learned to draw cartoon figures by tracing characters from comic strips and editorial cartoons. He entered the nascent comics industry in the 1930s, drawing various comics features under different pen names, including Jack Curtiss, before ultimately settling on Jack Kirby. In 1940, he and writer-editor Joe Simon created the highly successful superhero character Captain America for Timely Comics, predecessor of Marvel Comics. During the 1940s Kirby regularly teamed with Simon, creating numerous characters for that company and for National Comics Publications, later to become DC Comics.
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd largest state by total area and the 20th most populous. The state capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee, which is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan. The state is divided into 72 counties.
Fredric March was an American actor, regarded as "one of Hollywood's most celebrated, versatile stars of the 1930s and '40s." He won the Academy Award for Best Actor for Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1931) and The Best Years of Our Lives (1946), as well as the Tony Award for Best Actor in a Play for Years Ago (1947) and Long Day's Journey into Night (1956).
Kirby is a city in Bexar County, Texas, United States. It is an enclave of San Antonio and is part of the San Antonio Metropolitan Statistical Area. Founded as an agricultural settlement along the Southern Pacific railroad, the city was transformed into a suburban community upon its incorporation in 1955. The population of 8,000 is made up of diverse individuals with numerous backgrounds. African Americans, German, Hispanic, and hobo elements have all affected the overall culture of the city.
Wauwatosa is a city in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 46,396 at the 2010 census. Wauwatosa is located immediately west of Milwaukee, and is a part of the Milwaukee metropolitan area. It is named after the Potawatomi Chief Wauwataesie and the Potawatomi word for firefly.
Edmund Kirby Smith was a career United States Army officer who fought in the Mexican–American War. He later joined the Confederate States Army in the Civil War, and was promoted to general in the first months of the war. He was notable for his command of the Trans-Mississippi Department after the fall of Vicksburg to the U.S.
Kirby may refer to:
These are tables of congressional delegations from Wisconsin to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate.
The Kirby Company is a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners and home cleaning accessories, based in Cleveland, Ohio, United States. It is a division of The Scott Fetzer Company which in turn is part of Berkshire Hathaway. Dealers are located in over 50 countries throughout the world. Kirby's products are only sold via in-home door-to-door demonstrations and the company is a member of the Direct Selling Association. All of the vacuum cleaners are built in either Ohio or Texas.
Kathy Kirby was an English singer, reportedly the highest-paid female singer of her generation. She is best known for her cover version of Doris Day's "Secret Love" and for representing the United Kingdom in the 1965 Eurovision Song Contest where she finished in second place. Her physical appearance often drew comparisons with Marilyn Monroe. Her popularity peaked in the 1960s, when she was one of the best-known and most-recognised personalities in British show business.
Abner Kirby was an American businessman who served as mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
The Racine Elks Club, Lodge No. 252 is an historic building located in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. It was built in 1912 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. It was probably designed primarily by A. Arthur Guilbert.
James Kirby Martin is Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of History at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas. A nationally recognized scholar in United States history, he is well known for his writings on various aspects of American military and social history, specifically the American Revolution, and the study of alcohol-related issues in the United States. In addition to his scholarly work and publications, Martin has advised and appeared on television programs aired on the History Channel and also advises New York-based Talon Films on historical issues. Recently he has become involved in movie production.
Kirby Hendee was an American lawyer and politician.
John Francis Kirby is a retired Rear Admiral in the United States Navy who served as the Spokesperson for the United States Department of State from 2015 to 2017. Kirby was the former deputy assistant secretary of defense for media operations and spokesman serving under the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs. He served as one of two Pentagon press secretaries during that time, the other being George E. Little. In 2017, Kirby became a military and diplomatic analyst for CNN.
Kirbys Mills is an unincorporated community located within Upper Freehold Township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. Centered near the intersection of Burlington Path Road and Holmes Mill Road, the area consists of housing developments and small farms.
Tom Kirby is an American politician. He is a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from the 114th District, serving since 2013. Kirby represented the 107th district from 2012 to 2013. He has sponsored 150 bills. He previously ran for the United States House of Representatives in Georgia's 7th congressional district in 2010. Kirby is a member of the Republican party.