Williams was born on September 17, 1883 in Rutherford, New Jersey; MD, University of Pennsylvania, 1906; postgraduate study
at University of Leipzig, 1909-10; intern, French Hospital and Nursery and Child's Hospital, New York City, 1906-09; private
medical practice in Rutherford, 1910-51; visiting professor of English, University of Washington, 1948; became poet, playwright,
and novelist; published works include: The tempers (1913), Spring and all (1923), Paterson (1946-1958), Selected poems (1949),
and Pictures from Brueghel and other poems (1962), for which he won the Pulitzer Prize in 1963; he died on Mar. 4, 1963 in
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