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Madison Julius Cawein
Birth: Mar. 23, 1865
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Dec. 8, 1914
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA

Poet. One of the most prolific poets in American history, he published 31 books of verse. Known principally as a "nature" poet because his rhymes of nature, he earned the alliterative nickname, "The Keats of Kentucky" for his sensitive and descriptive works. William Dean Howells, the early twentieth century Dean of American Letters, lauded his verse as unique in an age that overflowed with poets.  
 
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  Gertrude Foster McKelvey Cawein (1877 - 1918)*
 
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Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: SECTION 3 Lot 41
 
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Record added: Sep 10, 2002
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