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Kenneth P. Williams

Born: Aug 25, 1887

Death: Sep 25, 1958

Birthplace: Urbana

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Kenneth P. Williams

Date of Birth : Aug 25, 1887
Date of Death : Sep 25, 1958
Birth Place : Urbana

Kenneth Powers Williams was a professor of mathematics at Indiana University, where he was also a commander of the ROTC there. He is best known for his five volume book, Lincoln Finds a General, published from 1949~1957. Williams had intended to write seven books, however his illness and death, just before Volume 5 was published, prevented that. Volume 1 was reprinted by Indiana Univ. Press, Volumes 3 and 4 were reprinted by University of Kansas Press as "Grant Rises in the West". Williams married Mrs. Ellen Scott on August 20, 1920. Williams died on September 25, 1958.


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  • Kenneth Powers Williams
  • Kenneth Williams
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