Lewis, John Delaware (M)

Surname: Lewis
Forename(s): John Delaware
b. 1828. d. 31 July 1884. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet and translator. Pseudonyms: John Smith, J. D. L., and John Smith of Smith Hall, gent. Born in St. Petersburg, Russia. Educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Lincoln’s Inn. Married Teresa Clarke-Jervoise on 6 January 1868. Liberal MP for Devonport, Devon (1868-1874). Became a Justice of the Peace for for Devon and Hampshire and served as a lieutenant in the Pembrokeshire artillery militia. Author of Sketches of Cantabs (1849), Across the Atlantic (1851), and Science and Revelation (1871). Translator of the works of Juvenal and Pliny in D. J. Juvenalis Satirae (1882) and The Letters of the Younger Pliny (1879). Biographical information: Lohrli 343, ODNB. (AC, CC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 2
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
City Graves 1850-12-14 Household Words Poet 1154
A Valentine 1862-02-22 Once a Week Poet 882