Born Lowell, Masachusetts. Educated at Lowell High School, Horace Mann School, New York, and Columbia University.
Served in Merchant Marine during World War II. Author and poet, best known for On the Road
(1958), The Dharma Bums
(1958), Doctor Sax
(1959), Mexico City Blues
(1959), Big Sur
(1962), and Visions of Cody
(1973). Died in St. Petersburg, Florida.
= Salvatore "Sal" Paradise (OR,MG), Ray Smith (DB), Leo Percepied (SU), Jack Duluoz (MC,DS,VC,DA,BS,BG2), Jack Louis Duluoz (VD),
Ti Jean Duluoz (VG), Kerouac (MW), Peter Martin (TC,HL,BD2), Mickey Martin (As young boy)(TC), Francis Martin (part)(TC),
Richard Vesque (AU), Robert (Bob) Duluoz (AU), Zagg (DS,MC,TC,AU,BD,VD), Buck (BG), Mike Ryko (HP),
Michael/Paul (OE), Wesley Martin/Bill Everhart (SB), Gene Pasternak (GO,GH), "Dark-haired friend" (HN), Jan Crehore (SS), Peter (JU),
Jack Kerouac (SH), John Farraday (TB), Cal Teschmeyer (RD), Bummy Carwell (part)(NS)