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Nick Boddie Williams

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Name  Nick Williams
Role  Fiction writer
Died  1992

Education  University of Texas at Austin

Nick Boddie Williams (1906–1992), known as Nick B. Williams, was the editor of the Los Angeles Times from 1958 to 1971. He also was briefly a science-fiction writer.

Williams was born in Onancock, Virginia, and studied at the University of Texas, where he earned a degree in government in 1929. He worked for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Tennessean in Nashville and the Los Angeles Express before joining the Times in 1931 as a copy editor.

He died at the age of 85 on July 1, 1992, in South Laguna, California. He was survived by his wife, Barbara; three daughters, Susan Williams, Elliot Davis and Elizabeth Agajanian; and a son, Nick Van Boddie Williams Jr.


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