Ben Ames Williams

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Birthday
7, 1889
Birthplace
Macon, MS
Death Date
Feb 4, 1953 (63)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
7, 1889
Birthplace
Macon, MS
Death Date
Feb 4, 1953 (63)

About

A prolific American writer, he published thirty novels and several hundred short stories over the course of his career. His best-known works include Come Spring (1940), House Divided (1947), and The Unconquered (1953).

Before Fame

He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1910 and subsequently worked as a reporter for the Boston American.

Trivia

Several of his novels, including Leave Her to Heaven (1945) and The Strange Woman (1946), were adapted into films.

Family Life

He was born in Mississippi, and he grew up in Ohio. He and his wife, Florence Talpey, had three children together.

Associated With

He and Dr. Seuss both attended Dartmouth College.