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James Benjamin Kenyon, American poet. member editorial staff Standard Dictionary, 1910-1912.

Background

Kenyon, James Benjamin was born on April 26, 1858 in Frankfort, New York, United States. Son of Delos M. and Nancy M. (Piper) Kenyon.

Education

Graduate Hungerford Collegiate Institute, 1875. (honorary Doctor of Letters, Syracuse University, 1892).

Career

Studied theology and entered Mechanical Engineering ministry, 1878. Retired 1906; member editorial staff Standard Dictionary, 1910-1912. Editor revision of Appleton’s Cyclo. of America Biography, 1912-1913.

Editor White’s National Cyclo. of America Biographical, since 1913. Modern American Poetry Series, since 1917. Author: Retribution, 1903.

Home: New York, New York.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Retribution, 1903.

Membership

Member editorial staff Standard Dictionary, 1910-1912.

Connections

Married Margaret J. Taylor, January 2, 1878.

father:
Delos M. Kenyon

mother:
Nancy M. (Piper) Kenyon

spouse:
Margaret J. Taylor