Marion Couthouy Smith

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Marion Couthoy Smith
A photo of Marion Couthoy Smith taken for the Chicago World's Fair, originally published in The Congress of Women: Held in the Woman's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, U. S. A., 1893. Chicago, Ill: Monarch Book Company, 1894.
Born 1853[1]
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania[1]
Died 1931
Occupation Author, poet
Language English
Nationality US
Education Graduated 1871 from Miss A. M. Anable's school in Philadelphia[1][2]
Genre Poetry
Notable works
  • The Electric Spirit and Other Poems
  • The Road of Life and Other Poems
  • The Final Star, poems

Henry Pratt, of Philadelphia (father)[2]

Maria Couthouy Williams (mother)[2]

Marion Couthouy Smith (1853–1931) was a poet. She published three books of poetry between 1906 and 1918 and individual poems through the Harper's Magazine, Century Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, and The New England Magazine.


  • Chorister No. 13, a poem, cover by Lee Baker, James Pott & Company, Publishers, c1891.[1][3]
  • A Working Woman published in serial in The Living Church[2]
  • Dr. Marks, Socialist, 1897 Online text
  • The Electric Spirit and Other Poems, 1906 Online text
  • The Road of Life and Other Poems, 1909 Online text
  • The Final Star, poems, 1918 Online text

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  1. ^ a b c d Annual Report of the State Librarian of New Jersey for the Year 1895. Trenton, New Jersey: The John L. Murphy Publishing Company. 1896. p. 54. 
  2. ^ a b c d The Congress of Women, Held in the Women's Building, World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, USA 1893. Kansas City, Missouri: Thompson and Hood. 1894. p. 616. 
  3. ^ Book News, volume 9, No. 100. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: John Wanamaker. 1891. p. xvi.