Clarence Urmy was a California poet born in San Francisco, July 10, 1858. He was educated at Napa College, and lived for most
of his life in San Jose. He published three books of verse and used the pseudonym Feliz Jose. He was the drama cric for the
San Jose Mercury and a teacher at San Jose Normal School. He was also the organist at Trinity Episcopal Church in San Jose.
Urmy died June 2, 1923.