Kirksey was a student at the Stanford university and studied philosophy, when he won 1921 over 100 yards the American championships and stopped the record set up of Charles PAD dock. It was of 4 American athletes, which won gold medal in two different olympic kinds of sport.
With VII. Olympic summer games 1920 in Antwerp it won the silver medal in the 100-Meter-Lauf, behind the American Charles PAD dock (gold) and before the Britisher Harry Edward (bronze). 6 days later it won the crew gold medal in 4 x 100-Meter-Staffellauf as well as its team colleagues the Charles PAD dock, Jackson Scholz and trucks Murchison, before the teams of France (silver) and Sweden (bronze). Toward end of the olympic plays it won the second gold medal as a member that Rugby - crew in the final game against the French crew, which the Americans with 8:0 won.
|SHORT DESCRIPTION||US-American athlete and olympia winner|
|DATE OF BIRTH||13. September 1895|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Waxahachie, Texas|
|DYING DATE||25. November 1981|
|DYING PLACE||San Mateo, California|