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FINN, Mary Ellen

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FINN, Mary Ellen. (Earlville, IA, Aug. 29, 1913—Dubuque, IA, Dec. 8, 1996). Poet. Finn’s poetic skill was recognized when she received the 1991 Editor’s Choice Award for the Times Golden Poet. Of the 13,000 poets involved, she ranked in the top third.