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March 26, 1911: Playwright and St. Louis native Tennessee Williams. He attended both the University of Missouri and Washington University-St. Louis. You can see his final resting place at Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis.
This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.