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CONE, Miss Helen Gray, educator, born in New York City, 8th March, 1859. She was graduated from the New York City Normal College in 1876, in which institution she became instructor in English literature. At her graduation she gave evidence of her poetical gift by the composition of of the class song. Since that time she has contributed to the "Atlantic Monthly." the "Century," "Harper's Magazine," "St Nicholas "and other periodicals. She was a helper in the preparation of the "Century Dictionary," and assisted Miss Jeannette L Gilder in editing "Pen Portraits of Literary Women." She has published two volumes of poems, "Oberon and Puck, Verses Grave and Gay" (New York. 1885) and the "Ride of the Lady and other Poems" (Boston, 1891).