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Besides being a great Poet, a Writer, and a well educated man, Ezra James Poulsen was my great-uncle. The above image was scanned from the book cover of his book, "BEHOLD The Sun Rises!".

Selected 1965 American Poetry, Old and New.
Young Publications, Appalachia, Virginia.

The image below is a four generation photo.
Seated left is James Poulsen (my g-g-grandfather).Right, James S. Poulsen (my g-grandfather). Standing, Ezra J. Poulsen (my g-uncle). Child in the center is Theodore S. Poulsen, (Ezra's son). This photo was taken in 1915.

The following paragraph is from his listing in the DICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL BIOGRAPHY, page 754.

POUSLEN, Ezra James, b.26 Dec. 1889. Educator, Writer. Educ. AB, Brigham Young Univ., 1917. Appts: Traveling missionary, Ch. of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-22; Prin., Garden City Elem. & Jr. HS, 1917-19; Prin., Juab Sem., 1919-22; Hd., Engl. Dept., Nephi HS, Utah, 1922-23, Granite HS, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1924-43. Ed. Staff, Salt Lake Telegram, 1946-48; Assoc. Ed., Intermountain Horseman, 1948-49. Mbrships: FIAL; Bd. of Dirs., Emeritus Club, Brigham Young Univ. AlumniAssn.; Utah State Hist. Soc.; Utah Heritage Fndn.; Smithsonian Assocs. Publs: Songs for the Toilers, 1922; A Star Falls & Other Poems, 1965; num. anthols.; Birthright, (novel) 1950; Behold! The Sun Rises (novel), 1972; num. biogs. Address: 587 1stAve., Salt Lake City, UT 84103, USA. 9, 11, 128, 139.

Published in Biographical Dictionary of American Poets,
Avon House, New York, 1938

This photo was taken in 1922

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