Individual Author Record
Name: Walter Dakin WilliamsPen Name: Dakin Williams Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1919 St. Louis, Missouri Sites:
Illinois ConnectionDakin Williams began a private law practice in Collinsville.
Biographical and Professional InformationYounger 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.
*''Tennessee Williams: An Intimate Biography '', Arbor House, 1983