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Faulkner, William Johnlocked

(16 November 1891–18 July 1987)
  • Sterling Stuckey

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Faulkner, William John (16 November 1891–18 July 1987), folklorist and minister, was born in Society Hill, South Carolina, the son of Laurence Faulkner, a merchant and postmaster, and Hannah Josephine Doby, a midwife. The decade of his birth and earliest development was one of violent repression of blacks across the South, during which the Supreme Court, in ...

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