Arthur Talmage Abernethy

Arthur Talmage Abernethy

October 10, 1872 – May 15, 1956

Arthur Talmage Abernethy (October 10, 1872 – May 15, 1956) was a journalist, scholar, theologian and poet. He pastored several churches, contributed articles and poems to newspapers around the United States, and was named by Governor R. Gregg Cherry as the first North Carolina Poet Laureate in 1948.