William March

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Birthday
18, 1893
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
May 15, 1954 (60)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
18, 1893
Birthplace
Alabama
Death Date
May 15, 1954 (60)

About

An American author of The Lost Generation, he is known for Company K, The Bad Seed, and other works of psychological fiction. Several of his short stories, including The Little Wife, The Last Meeting, and A Sum in Addition, received the prestigious O. Henry Award.

Before Fame

He briefly studied law at the University of Alabama, but lacked the money necessary to complete his degree.

Trivia

He received both the Navy Cross and the American Distinguished Service Cross for his bravery in World War I.

Family Life

He was born in Florida, and he grew up in Alabama with ten younger siblings.

Associated With

His writing was heavily influenced by the work of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud.