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

Wormeley, Carter Warner. Poems. Broadway Pub Co, 1904.

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