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KAHN, Mrs. Ruth Ward, author, born in Jackson, Mich., 4th August, 1870. Her father, RUTH WARD KAHN. A woman of the century (page 439 crop).jpgRUTH WARD KAHN. Judge Ward, had l>een a leading lawyer in that city, serving as district attorney and as judge of the probate court of Michigan. Miss Ward early showed her literary tastes and talents. She became a contributor to local newspapers and school magazines. She was educated in the Michigan University, Ann Arbor, where she was graduated with honors and the degree of B.A., in 1889. On 17th May, 1890. she became the wife of Dr. Lee Kahn, in Leadville, Col. On their return from the South Sea Islands she published in the "Popular Science News" a noted paper on "Hawaiian Ant Life." She contributes to the Denver "Commonwealth," and "Rocky Mountain News," to the "American Israelite," of Cincinnati, New Orleans "Picayune," Elmira "Telegram," and the St. Louis "Jewish Voice." She nas recently brought out an epic poem, "Gertrude." and a novel, "The Story of Judith " Mrs. Kahn is widely known in all fields she has occupied. She is one of the youngest members of the Incorporated Society of Authors, of London, England, which society she joined in 1890. She is an honorary member of the Authors' and Artists' Club, Kansas City, Mo., and of the Woman's National Press Association. She is an artist of marked talent. Her home is in Leadville, Col