Wilcox, Ella Wheeler. Born in Johnstown Center, Wisconsin, 185-. Educated at the University of Wisconsin. Married in 1884 to Robert M. Wilcox of Meriden, Connecticut. Mrs. Wilcox has for many years enjoyed a wide popularity with the people and there are few homes in America where her work is not known. She has been writing from earliest youth and has published a great many volumes of which the best known are "Poems of Passion," "Abelard and Heloise," "Poems of Progress," "Poems of Power," and "Poems of Problems."