JOHNSON, ROBERT UNDERWOOD. Born in Washington, D.C., January 12, 1853; [died,
1937]. Mr. Johnson was identified for many years with the "Century
Magazine" as associate editor and, upon the death of Richard Watson Gilder,
succeeded to the editorship, which he held for several years.
He was actively identified also with the movement to secure international
copyright and was decorated by the French and the Italian Governments
for his service in this work.
This biographical note is reprinted
from The Little Book of American Poets: 1787-1900. Ed.
Jessie B. Rittenhouse. Cambridge: Riverside Press, 1915.