Obituary of William Faulkner

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William Faulkner

William Cuthbert Faulkner (born September 25, 1897 in New Albany, Mississippi) was a writer and novelist who was best known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha County, based on Lafayette County, Mississippi, where he spent most of his life. William died on July 6, 1962 and his death was because of a heart attack caused by thrombosis. He died quite soon at age 64.

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William Faulkner Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Faulkner, William
    • Common Name: William Faulkner
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: New Albany, Mississippi, United States
    • Birth Date: September 25, 1897
    • Age: 64 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Willy
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1919-1962
    • Religion: Episcopal
    • Net Worth: $20 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Lamb Chops
    • Favorite Color: Turquoise (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    William's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: William Cuthbert Faulkner
    • Father: Murry Cuthbert Faulkner (1870-1932)
    • Mother: Maud Butler (1971-1960)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Estelle Oldham (married 1929-1962, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Jill Faulkner (1933-2008)

Death Notice:

  • Date: July 06 1962 at age 64
  • Place: Byhalia, Mississippi, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart attack (due to thrombosis)
  • Interment: Buried at St. Peter's Cemetery in Oxford, Mississippi

Category Tags:

WriterNovelist Nobel Laureate American Born on September 25th Born in 1897 Born in Mississippi Died in 1962 Died at age 64 Died from Heart attack

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"William Faulkner lived a life full of literary achievements and contributed greatly to American literature, leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire and influence writers to this day. (V)"

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