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Jesse Lynch Williams

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Son of Meade Creighton Williams and Elizabeth Huron Williams

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About Jesse Lynch Williams

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/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.


Works


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

Plays

Lovely Lady
Why Marry?
The Stolen Story
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Jesse Lynch Williams's Timeline

1871
1871
1929
1929
Age 58