|Birth Day||July 2, 1888|
|Age||131 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Feb 25, 1944 (age 55)|
An American author of historical novels, he is best known for such titles as Drums (1925), Marching On (1927), and Bitter Creek (1939). He also published poetry and short story collections.
He was raised by wealthy parents, John Yeomans Boyd and Eleanor Gilmore Herr Boyd, in Pennsylvania. He died in Princeton, New Jersey, at the age of fifty-five.
William Faulkner belonged to Boyd's group, the Free Company of Players.