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Burt, Struthers (1882-1954), poet, prose writer, and rancher  

Robert L. Gale

Burt, Struthers (18 October 1882–29 August 1954), poet, prose writer, and rancher, was born Maxwell Struthers Burt in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Horace Brooke Burt, a Philadelphia lawyer then in Baltimore on business, and Hester Ann Jones. From the age of six months, Burt grew up in Philadelphia, attended private schools there, and became the youngest reporter in Philadelphia, working on the ...


Percy, William Alexander (1885-1942), author and planter  

Bertram Wyatt-Brown

Percy, William Alexander (14 May 1885–21 January 1942), author and planter, was born in Greenville, Mississippi, the son of LeRoy Percy, an attorney and U.S. senator, and Camille Bourges. He graduated from the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, in 1904, spent a year abroad, and attended Harvard University Law School, receiving his law degree in 1908....