Edwin Markham

Edwin Markham bio

Birth Name: Edwin Markham

Occupation: Poet

Place Of Birth: Oregon

Date Of Birth: April 23, 1852

Date Of Death: March 7, 1940

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Edwin Markham was born on the 23rd of April, 1852. He was known for being a Poet. Poet Laureate of Oregon whose verse works include The Shoes of Happiness and Gates of Paradise. He published two prose works — Children in Bondage and California the Wonderful — in 1914.

Edwin Markham was born in Oregon. He attended a Christian college in Santa Rosa, California. He later served as Superintendent of Schools in El Dorado County, California. His 1899 poetry collection, The Man With the Hoe, was inspired by a French painting.

Edwin Markham was a Taurus and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Edwin Markham was born in 1850s.

Edwin Markham is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Edwin Markham was born in the Year of the Rat.

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REAL NAME: Edwin Markham
DEATH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Edwin Markham was a Taurus. People of this zodiac sign like cooking, romance, working with hands and dislike sudden changes, complications, and insecurity. The strengths of this sign are being reliable, patient, practical, devoted, responsible, stable, while weaknesses can be stubborn, possessive and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Taurus is Scorpio and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Edwin Markham was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Edwin Markham had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Edwin Markham’s birth sign is Taurus and he had a ruling planet of Venus.

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