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Josephine Donna Smith

Also Known As: "coolbrith"
Birthplace: Nauvoo, IL, USA
Death: Died in San Francisco, CA, USA
Place of Burial: Mountain View Cemetery Oakland Alameda County California
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Don Carlos Smith and Agnes Moulton Smith
Sister of Agnes C. Smith and Sophronia C. Smith
Half sister of Josephine Pickett; Don Carlos Pickett and William Pickett

Occupation: First Poet Laureate of California
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About Ina Coolbrith

Wikipedia Biographical Summary:

"...Ina Donna Coolbrith (birth name Josephine Donna Smith) (March 10, 1841 – February 29, 1928) was an American poet, writer, librarian, and a prominent figure in the San Francisco Bay Area literary community. Called the "Sweet Singer of California", she was the first California Poet Laureate and the first poet laureate of any American state..."


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Ina Coolbrith's Timeline

March 10, 1841
Nauvoo, IL, USA
January 30, 1846
Age 4
February 29, 1928
Age 86
San Francisco, CA, USA
October 22, 1932
Age 86
October 28, 1932
Age 86
Mountain View Cemetery Oakland Alameda County California