Stedman, Edmund Clarence
- Robert J. Scholnick
Stedman, Edmund Clarence (08 October 1833–18 January 1908), poet, critic, and stockbroker, was born in Hartford, Connecticut, the son of Edmund Burke Stedman, a lumber merchant, and Elizabeth Clementine Dodge, a poet. Stedman was two when his father died, forcing his mother to move with her two sons to the Plainfield, New Jersey, home of her parents. Her father, ...