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William Walton Hoskins
William W. Hoskins, an editor, minister, and lawyer was born in Lexington, Mississippi. He studied at the University of Mississippi in 1872; edited newspapers in Lexington (the Lexington Advertiser) and Corinth (the Corinthian). Hoskins died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
[Source: Ernestine Clayton Deavours, The Mississippi Poets 94 (Memphis: E. H. Clarke & Brother, 1922); James B. Lloyd (ed.), Lives of Mississippi Authors, 1817-1967 238 (Jackson, Mississippi: University Press of Mississippi, 1981)]
William Walton Hoskins, Atlantis and Other Poems (Philadelphia: Sherman & Co., printers, 1881)(Atlanta: Franklin Printing, 1894)