Title

Carter Warner Wormeley

Poet Information

Carter Warner Wormeley

About the Poet

Carter Warner Wormeley portrait

Carter Warner Wormely was the advertising and publicity director for Virginia, as well as a former Richmond journalist. Born in 1874, he passed away at the age of 64 in 1938 and is buried in Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. The Virginia General Assembly awarded him a lifetime appointment as Poet Laureate in 1936. He was the first such appointee in the history of the state.

From the Poetry Society of Virginia

Region

Central

Virginia City or County Affiliation

Richmond, Virginia

Gender

Male

Race/Ethnicity

White

Year of Birth

1874-1938

Published Works or Performances

Poems. Broadway Pub Co, 1904.

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Carter Warner Wormeley