in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 1603 words.
Leonard, William Ellery (25 January 1876–02 May 1944), philologist, poet, and dramatist, was born in Plainfield, New Jersey, the son of the Reverend William James Leonard and Martha...