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Birth Name: William Burroughs
Born: 02/05/1914
Birth Place: St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Death Place: Lawrence, Kansas, USA
Died: 08/02/1997

William Seward Burroughs II was born on Feb. 5, 1914, in St. Louis, MO. His father, Mortimer Perry Burroughs, was a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and ran a successful antiques business. Burroughs' paternal grandfather, William Seward Burroughs I, had been the founder of the American Arithmometer Company; a manufacturer of adding machines and other business equipment, the firm was renamed the Burroughs Adding Machine Company after his death in 1898 and remained in existence well into the 21st century in the form of Unisys, a Pennsylvania-based provider of information technology services. Burroughs' mother, Laura Harmon Lee, was a Methodist minister's daughter, as attun...

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