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William Earle Williams

William Earle Williams, American artist, educator, curator. Fellow in photography, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, 1986, 1997, 2002, Pew fellow, 1997, Guggenheim fellow, 2003. Member of Society Photograph Education (board directors 1996—2003, vice chair 2000, treasurer 2001), Philadelphia Athenaeum, Franklin Inn Club.

Background

  • Williams, William Earle was born on April 19, 1950 in Vicksburg, Mississippi, United States. Son of Willie and Estella (Steele) Williams.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, 1973. Master of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1978.

    Career

    • Professor art, curator photography Haverford (Pennsylvania) College.

    Works

    • Gettysburg: A Journey in Time
    • A unique example of photographic detective work in which the famous battle is re-created almost as if it were a contemporary news event.

    Membership

    Member of Society Photograph Education (board directors 1996—2003, vice chair 2000, treasurer 2001), Philadelphia Athenaeum, Franklin Inn Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Running, bicycling, walking.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Katherine Meermans, August l9, l978. Children: Emily Katherine, Daniel Earle.
    • father: Willie Williams
    • mother: Estella (Steele) Williams
    • spouse: Mary Katherine Meermans
    • children: Emily Katherine Williams
    • Daniel Earle Williams
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    Born April 19, 1950
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Hamilton College
    • 1978
      Yale University