Billy Lee Brammer

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Birthday
21, 1929
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jan 11, 1978 (48)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1929
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Jan 11, 1978 (48)

About

An American novelist, journalist, and political staffer, he is best known for his critically-acclaimed novella series, The Gay Place. As a journalist and editor, he worked for both the Texas Observer and Time magazine.

Before Fame

He graduated from the University of North Texas and subsequently worked as a reporter for the Austin American-Statesman.

Trivia

He was hired by Time magazine in 1960 to cover civil rights stories.

Family Life

With his wife, Nadine Eckhardt, he had three children.

Associated With

He was invited by then-Senator Lyndon B. Johnson to join Johnson's staff.

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