Kilmer, Aline (Mrs. Joyce Kilmer)

Updated September 23, 2019 | Infoplease Staff

Kilmer, Aline (Mrs. Joyce Kilmer)



Born Norfolk, Va. Daughter of the poet Ada Foster Murray. Educated in public schools and at the Vail-Deane School of Elizabeth, N.J. Married in 1908 to Joyce Kilmer, who met death in France during the World War. Mrs. Kilmer is the author of "Candles that Burn", 1919, which contains some of the sincerest and most moving lyric poetry that has come out of our present revival.

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