Quotes by William Alexander Percy

About William Alexander Percy:

William Alexander Percy was a lawyer, planter, and poet from Greenville, Mississippi. His autobiography Lanterns on the Levee (Knopf 1941) became a bestseller. His father LeRoy Percy was the last United States Senator from Mississippi elected by the legislature. In a largely Protestant state, the younger Percy championed the Roman Catholicism of his French mother.

Author Bio

  • NameWilliam Alexander Percy
  • DescriptionAmerican writer
  • BornMay 14, 1885
  • DiedJanuary 21, 1942
  • CountryUnited States Of America