# 866 - 3¢ J. R. Lowell: plate block - Poet

J.R. Lowell was a descendant of the prominent Lowell family, J.R. Lowell was American "royalty" from birth. He graduated from Harvard at the age of 19 and law school two years later. J.R. Lowell became powerful poet and public figure in his own right later serving as U.S. minister to both Spain and Great Britain. Scott 866 J.R. Lowell