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Coates Kinney (1826–1904)

Kinney, Coates. An American journalist and writer of verse; born in Yates County, NY, 1826; died in 1904. He was originally a lawyer, afterwards editor of the Cincinnati Times and the Ohio State Journal. He wrote: ‘Ke-u-ka, etc.’ (1855); ‘Lyrics of the Ideal and the Real’ (1888). His best-known poem is probably ‘The Rain upon the Roof.’