by George J. Dance

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Lee Wilson Dodd (July 11, 1879 - June 16, 1933)[1] was an American poet and lawyer.[2]


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Lee Wilson Dodd. Courtesy

Dodd was born in Franklin, Pennsylvania, the son of Melvina Eliza (Smith) and Calvin Dodd.[1]

He attended New York College, Yale University, and New York Law School. He was a member of the New York bar. He lived in New Haven, Connecticut.[2]

He married Marion Roberts Canby, and the couple had 2 children, Alan and Doris. He died in New York City.[1]






  • The Golden Complex: A defense of inferiority. New York: John Day, 1927.
  • A Prologue for the Opening of the University Theatre at Yale University. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1927.


  • Pegeen and the Potamus; or, The sly giraffe: With some account of the wise old man who dwells in Tai-poo. New York: Dutton, 1925.

Collected editionsEdit

  • A Garner of Fugitive Pieces. Poughkeepsie, NY: Lansing-Broas, 1963.

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[3]

Poems by Lee Wilson DoddEdit

  1. In the Silence

See alsoEdit


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Lee Wilson Dodd, Web, May 7, 2015.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lee Wilson Dodd, Strangers to Us All: Lawyers and poetry, College of Law, University of West Virginia. Web, May 7, 2015.
  3. Search results = au:Lee Wilson Dodd, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, May 7, 2015.

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