The New Student's Reference Work/Yates, Edmund Hodgson
Yates, Edmund Hodgson, English novelist and dramatic critic, was born at Edinburgh, July 3, 1831, and, after serving for a number of years in one of the departments of the London postoffice, retired in 1872. He successively edited Our Miscellany, Temple Bar and The World, besides writing novels and dramas. His best-known novels are Broken to Harness, Black Sheep and Kissing the Rod. He died at London, May 20, 1894.