Freer, Agnes Rand (1878–1972)

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Freer, Agnes Rand (1878–1972)

American poet. Name variations: (pseudonym) Agnes Lee; Mrs. Otto T. Freer. Born Agnes Rand, May 19, 1878, in Chicago, Illinois; died in Ashtabula, Ohio, Dec 1972; dau. of William Henry Rand and Harriet Husted (Robinson) Rand; m. 2nd husband Otto Freer, May 1911 (died 1932); children: Peggy (d. around 1900).

Her books, written under pseudonym Agnes Lee, include Verses for Children (1901), The Border of the Lake (1910), The Sharing (1914), Faces and Open Doors (1922), and New Lyrics and a Few Old Ones (1930); also translated from the French Théophile Gautier's Enamels and Cameos and Fernand Gregh's The House of Childhood; contributed to many anthologies and magazines.