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Edwin Markham
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Born: April 23, 1852

Died: March 7, 1940 (aged 87)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Charles Edwin Anson Markham was an American poet. From 1923 to 1931 he was Poet Laureate of Oregon.

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