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George Perry

George Sessions Perry was born May 5, 1910, in Rockdale, Texas. In 1933, he married Claire Hodges of Beaumont. A prolific writer, he published a long line of fiction and nonfiction stories and novels, many of which were based on people and events from his hometown. In World War II, as a correspondent, Perry wrote first-hand accounts of the war for the prestigious newspapers the New Yorker and the Saturday Evening Post. Perry won several major awards, including the 1941 National Book Award....See more