Horatio Alger Jr.

About Horatio Alger Jr.

Birth Day: January 13, 1832
Birth Place: Chelsea, MA
Died On: Jul 18, 1899 (age 67)
Birth Sign: Capricorn

Horatio Alger Jr. Net Worth

Horatio Alger Jr. was born on January 13, 1832 in Chelsea, MA. Author of children's literature whose rags-to-riches novels include the popular 1868 work, Ragged Dick. His novels for adults include Marie Bertrand and Timothy Crump's Ward, and he also published several poems.
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💰Horatio Alger Jr. Net worth: 4.31 billion

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About

Author of children's literature whose rags-to-riches novels include the popular 1868 work, Ragged Dick. His novels for adults include Marie Bertrand and Timothy Crump's Ward, and he also published several poems.

Before Fame

He entered Harvard College in the class of 1852. He briefly attending Harvard Divinity School before accepting an editing position with the Boston Daily Advertiser.

Trivia

He published an 1881 biography of President James A. Garfield.

Family Life

He was born in Massachusetts to a Unitarian minister father. During the early 1880s, he unofficially adopted two street boys, Charlie Davis and John Downie.

Associated With

He and Mark Twain both wrote novels about the great adventures of young boys.