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Arthur William Beer
Arthur William Beer was born in Salisbury, England. His parents were Joseph Watson Beer and Anne Mary (Cordy) Beer. He was educated in both public and private schools in England and New Zealand. He attended the National University Law School, Washington, D.C., and obtained both LL.B. and LL.M degrees (whether both degrees were awarded by the National University Law School we have not determined). Beer was a Judge-Advocate in the U.S. Army. His poetry was anthologized in Galaxy (1934), Bookfellow (1935)(1936), Christmas Lyrics (1936), American Singing (1935)(1936), Paebar (1936), Stardust and Dreams (1937), and appeared in various magazines and journals. He lived in Washington, D.C.
[Source: The Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Poets: The Who's Who of American Poets 33 (New York: Avon House, 1938)]
Arthur William Beer, Cargo of Dreams (Cedar Rapids, Iowa: The Torch Press, 1938)