LOVEMAN, ROBERT, 1864-1923


Writer. Born– April 11, 1864, Cleveland, Ohio. Parents– David R. and Esther Schwartz Loveman. Education– Dalton Academy, Ga. Attended the University of Alabama. Lived in the Battle-Friedman House with the Friedman family while attending UA. Lived in Dalton most of his life. Very popular as a  poet during his lifetime but little-known today. Honors– University of Alabama, honorary A.M., 1893. Died July 10, 1923.


Marquis who’s who online; National Cyclopedia of American Biography, Vol. 13.


The Blushful South and Hippocrene; Being Songs. Philadelphia; Lippincott, 1909.

A Book of Verses. Philadelphia; Lippincott, 1900.

The Gates of Silence with Interludes of Song. New York; The Knickerbocker Press, 1903.

On the Way to Willowdale, Being Other Songs from a Georgia Garden, with Sonnet Interludes. Dalton, Ga.; A. J. Showalter Printer, 1912.

Poems. Tuscaloosa, Ala.; Burton, 1993.

Songs from a Georgia Garden and Echoes from the Gates of Silence. Philadelphia; Lippincott, 1904.

Sonnets of the Strife with Songs. Boston; Cornhill Co., 1917.

Verses. Binghampton, N.Y.; Privately printed, 1920.