KIRKSVILLE, a city and the county-seat of Adair county, Missouri, U.S.A., about 129 m.
Kirksville was laid out in 1842, and was named in honour of Jesse Kirk.
Of these five are maintained as follows: at Kirksville (1870), at Warrensburg (established 1870), at Cape Girardeau (established 1873), at Springfield (established 1905), at Maryville (established 1905), and there is a normal department in connexion with the Lincoln Institute, for negroes, at Jefferson City.
He studied at the Kirksville (Mo.) Normal School (B.A.