Joyce Kilmer

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Birthday
6, 1886
Birthplace
New Brunswick, NJ
Death Date
Jul 30, 1918 (31)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1886
Birthplace
New Brunswick, NJ
Death Date
Jul 30, 1918 (31)

About

American poet and author who is remembered for "Trees," a poem published in 1913. His poetry collections include Summer of Love and Main Street and Other Poems.

Before Fame

He studied at Rutgers College and Columbia University and taught Latin at a high school in New Jersey.

Trivia

He was killed in Europe while fighting in World War I.

Family Life

He had five children with his poet wife, Aline Murray.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow poet Robert Frost.