Laurence Stallings
Date of Birth
Jan 01, 1894

Biography

Educated at Wake Forest University and Georgetown, Laurence Stallings joined the Marines at the outbreak of WWI. During his tour of duty, Stallings fought at the "massacre" of Belleau Wood, and lost a leg in combat. While working at the New York World as a reporter and entertainment editor in the early '20s, he poured his wartime memories into the autobiographical novel Plume. This in turn was...