Mr. Kirkpatrick was educated at Washington and Lee University. Here he took the Young prize scholarship in the Department of Psychology. He took a prominent part in athletics while he was a student at the University, playing on the football team and rowing on the winning crew in the annual boat race. He taught in New London Academy, in the Lynchburg High School. and for some time had a private school. For ten years he was Secretary and Treasurer of the Lynchburg Gas Light Company. He is sole proprietor of the Insurance Agency of Ivery & Kirkpatrick, is Vice President of the Strother Drug Company, wholesale druggists, Director of the First National Bank of Lynchburg, and Chairman of the Public School Board of that city.
From the Bulletin of the Virginia Polytechnic Institute -- The State Agricultural and Mechanical College, Opening Number, Vol. 3, No. 4, October 1910