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William Alexander Percy

An American lawyer and poet, he’s known for his bestselling autobiography, Lanterns in the Levee. He also penned the lyrics towards the Episcopal hymn, They Ensemble Their Nets in Galilee. Before earning his laws level from Harvard, he examined overseas in Paris for the year. He afterwards gained the Croix de Guerre for his program within the U.S. Military during World Battle I. He possessed 20,000 acres of property, where he grew natural cotton and other vegetation. He adopted the kids of his cousin after his cousin dedicated suicide. His followed children were called Walker, LeRoy, and Phinizy. Percy was wedded double; his second wife was Sarah Hunt Farish. He was a pal of Herbert Hoover, whom he fulfilled during the Globe Battle I-era Belgian Comfort Effort.

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