Douglass Williams 
Last updated: 22.06.17
All that can presently (December 2015) be gleaned about by internet searching is that Douglass Williams is the one-off composer of The Hooking Cow Blues (1917) published by Pace & Handy Music Co., Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
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Further sheet music at DBE: ON HOLD