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Horatio Alger

Horatio AlgerAKA Horatio Alger, Jr.

Born: 13-Jan-1832
Birthplace: Revere, MA
Died: 18-Jul-1899
Location of death: Natick, MA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Glenwood Cemetery, South Natick, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Gay
Occupation: Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Ragged Dick

Father: Rev. Horatio Alger, Sr.
Mother: Olive Augusta Fenno
Sister: Olive Augusta Cheney (b. 1833)

    High School: Gates Academy, Marlborough, MA (1847)
    University: BA, Harvard University (1852)
    Theological: MA, Harvard Divinity School (1860)

    Young Men's Christian Association benefactor
    Psi Upsilon Fraternity Harvard
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Child Molestation Brewster, MA (1866), no charges filed
    Risk Factors: Asthma

Is the subject of books:
From Rags to Riches: Horatio Alger and the American Dream, 1963, BY: John Tebbel

Author of books:
Ragged Dick (1867, serial)
Luck and Pluck (1869, serial)
Tattered Tom (1871, serial)
Grand'ther Baldwin's Thanksgiving (1875, poetry)
From Canal Boy to President (1881, biography)
Abraham Lincoln, the Backwoods Boy (1883, biography)

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