William Alexander Percy Net Worth

William Alexander Percy net worth and salary: William Alexander Percy is a Poet who has a net worth of $9 Million. William Alexander Percy was born in in May 14, 1885. An American lawyer and poet, he is known for his bestselling autobiography, Lanterns on the Levee. He also penned the lyrics to the Episcopal hymn, They Cast Their Nets in Galilee.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day May 14, 1885
Birth Place Mississippi
Age 134 YEARS OLD
Birth Sign Taurus

💰 Net worth: $9 Million (2022)

About

An American lawyer and poet, he is known for his bestselling autobiography, Lanterns on the Levee. He also penned the lyrics to the Episcopal hymn, They Cast Their Nets in Galilee.

Before Fame

Before earning his law degree from Harvard, he studied abroad in Paris for a year. He later earned the Croix de Guerre for his service in the U.S. Army during World War I.

Trivia

He owned 20,000 acres of land, where he grew cotton and other crops.

Family Life

He adopted the children of his cousin after his cousin committed suicide. His adopted children were named Walker, LeRoy, and Phinizy. Percy was married twice; his second wife was Sarah Hunt Farish.

Associated With

He was a friend of Herbert Hoover, whom he met during the World War I-era Belgian Relief Effort.