Kilpatrick, Jack Frederick
- Existence: 1915 - 1967
Jack Frederick Kilpatrick, 1915-1967, American folklorist and professor at Southern Methodist University in Dallas. Kilpatrick interviewed Cherokee folk healers in the 1960s and collected manuscripts relating to traditional medicine. His research with his wife Anna Grits Kilpatrick resulted in books including Friends of Thunder (1964), Walk in Your Soul (1965), Run Toward the Nightland (1967), and Notebook of a Cherokee Shaman (1970).