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 Arthur Davison Ficke

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Arthur Davison Ficke

  • Birth 10 Nov 1883 Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA
  • Death 30 Nov 1945 Hudson, Columbia County, New York, USA
  • Burial Non-Cemetery Burial, Specifically: Buried at the Ficke estate, Hardhack, in Hillsdale, New York.
  • Memorial ID 7598191

Poet. He was a friend and lover of Edna St. Vincent Millay, and a famous poet in his own right. He served in World War I first as an Army captain in the Ordnance Deparment, stationed in France. In 1918 he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel and Judge Advocate. He died of lung cancer complicated by a long bout with tuberculosis.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Dustin Oliver
  • Added: 19 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7598191
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur Davison Ficke (10 Nov 1883–30 Nov 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7598191, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Non-Cemetery Burial, who reports a Buried at the Ficke estate, Hardhack, in Hillsdale, New York..