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Irl Morse was a teacher, editor, and lawyer. He was born, February 22, 1894, at St. Paul, Minnesota, the son of Benjamin Franklin and Anna (Beck) Morse. His poetry appeared in Contemporary American Men Poets (1937) and various poetry journals and newspapers, including the New York Times. His poems were frequently broadcast on the radio. Morse was an editor of Better Verse (a St. Paul, Minnesota bi-monthly periodical published from 1932 to 1938), and an author of short stories and feature articles for newspapers. He lived, as of 1938, in Grants Pass, Oregon.
[Source: The Biographical Dictionary of Contemporary Poets: The Who's Who of American Poets 347 (New York: Avon House, 1938)]
Irl Morse, Goal of a Century ([Tigard, Oregon]: I. Morse, 1936 ?)
Irl Morse, et. al. (eds.), Muse Anthology of Modern Poetry: Poe Memorial Edition (New York: Carlyle Straub, 1938)