Doris Margret Kenyon was a famous silent screen star in the early to middle 1900’s. Doris was also an accomplished Broadway stage star and singer. She loved poetry, taught by her father Rev. James B. Kenyon who studied under Longfellow, and was published in magazines/periodicals and books. “Spring and Rowen” is a book of poetry by Doris Kenyon and her father and printed professionally. Other prose /poetry of theirs was printed & bound privately. Doris Day is an actress and TV show hostess from the 1970 - 1980’s era and was named after Doris Kenyon, her mother being a devoted fan. Doris Day and Doris Kenyon lived on the same street a few blocks apart in Beverly Hills for 20+ years. Married in mid 1920’s to Milton Sills, himself a very famous screen star, appearing in over 80 movies. They had one son, Kenyon Clarence Sills, my father.
SusanKenyonSills  2/17/2018
Kenyon College in Ohio.
wordybookworm  8/12/2008
Many people will think the name is Canyon. It sounds quite unusual with that ending.
slight night shiver  4/26/2008
Kenyon is the only boy and the youngest sibling in the Clutter family from the novel "In Cold Blood" by Truman Capote.
― Anonymous User  5/30/2006

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