William Stafford, American poet and author (d. 1993) was born on January 17, 1914.

William Edgar Stafford was an American poet and pacifist. He was the father of poet and essayist Kim Stafford. He was appointed the twentieth Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1970.

William Stafford, American poet and author (d. 1993) was born on January 17, 1914.

January 17, 1914

William Stafford, American poet and author (d. 1993) was born on January 17, 1914.

William Edgar Stafford was an American poet and pacifist. He was the father of poet and essayist Kim Stafford. He was appointed the twentieth Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1970.