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Jesse Lynch Williams

Death: Died
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Son of Meade Creighton Williams and Elizabeth Huron Williams

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About Jesse Lynch Williams

Jesse Lynch Williams (August 17, 1871 – September 14. 1929) was an American Pulitzer Prize-winning author and dramatist.

Born in Sterling, Illinois, Williams began his literary career in college, writing Princeton Stories. Upon graduation he continued to write novels and plays, including Why Marry? for which he was awarded the first Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1918.


Novels and short story collections

Princeton Stories
The Adventures of a Freshman
The Girl and the Game
The married life of the Frederic Carrolls
She Knew She Was Right


Lovely Lady
Why Marry?
The Stolen Story
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Age 58