Walter Dakin Williams

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General Information

Name: Walter Dakin Williams

Pen Name: Dakin Williams


Born: 1919 St. Louis, Missouri

Died: 2008 in Belleville, Illinois

Illinois Connection

Dakin Williams began a private law practice in Collinsville.

Biographical and Professional Information

Younger brother of playwright Tennessee Williams, Dakin Williams was an attorney, politician, and author.

He received his bachelor's and law degrees from Washington University and was pursuing an MBA at Harvard when he was drafted into service in World War II. He was an assistant U.S. attorney in East St. Louis before entering private law practice. He continued to practice and do pro bono work into his 80s.

Published Works

  • Tennessee Williams: An Intimate Biography , Arbor House, 1983

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Tennessee Williams: An Intimate Biography

ISBN: 0877954887
Release Date: 1983-01-20

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Walter Dakin Williams on WorldCat


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