Jake Montgomery

Character Key Number: 
Display Name: 
Jake Montgomery
Sort Name: 
Montgomery, Jake
Parent Character Key: 
Ever Present in Yoknapatawpha?: 

"A shoestring timber-buyer from over in Crossman County" (102), Jake Montgomery comes to Yoknapatawpha in Intruder in the Dust as Vinson and Crawford Gowrie's partner in the lumber-harvesting business. The son of a farmer, his checkered past includes running a roadhouse in Tennessee that is shut down by the police. Even as a corpse he gets around.

Linked Characters