November 12, 1859, Newark, Illinois.

September 1, 1944, Canton, Massachusetts.

Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Waterman was a newspaper writer, poet and Chautauqua lecturer. In 1880, he was teaching in Douglas, Iowa. In 1883, he married Eleanor Haskins in Menasha, Wisconsin, and moved to Massachusetts by 1900. His works include:

  1. God Only Knows Where
  2. Which Road Would You Take?
  3. What Have We Done Today?

Waterman’s full name