Kirby J. Hensley
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|Kirby J. Hensley|
|Born||23 July 1911|
Low Gap, North Carolina
|Died||19 March 1999 (87) |
Modesto, Stanislaus Co., California
|Known for||Universal Life Church; presidential campaigns (under Universal Party banner); Aqualandia|
Kirby James Hensley (July 23, 1911 - March 19, 1999) was an American political and religious activist, the founder and original president of the Universal Life Church, two-time nominee for president of the United States as candidate of the Universal Party, and self-declared king of Aqualandia.
- Ashmore, Lewis (1977), The Modesto Messiah: The Famous Mail-order Minister, Bakersfield, Calif.: Universal Press, https://amzn.to/2xJVEBQ — a biographical account of Hensley's life and work
- Nowicki, Sue (6 March 2009), "Universal Life Goes On", The Modesto Bee (Modesto, CA), http://www.modbee.com/living/article3118424.html
- "United States Social Security Death Index," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JTZC-D3X : 20 May 2014), Kirby J Hensley, 19 Mar 1999; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).