Wilcox, Ella Wheeler. An American poet and writer. Born in 1855 near Madison, WI. Educated at the state university in that city. She was for many years a contributor to the Milwaukee and Madison papers, of poems and sketches, the demand for her productions extending to the leading journals and periodicals of the country. Author of "An Ambitious Man," "Sweet Danger," "Poems of Passion," "Poems of Pleasure," "Kingdom of Love," "Men, Women, and Emotions," and "A Woman of the World." Died 1919.