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Alger, Horatio

Born: 1832 AD
Died: 1899 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors

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1832 - Horatio Alger was born in Chelsea on the 13th of January.

 

1857 - He attended Harvard Divinity School.

 

1864 - He took a position as minister of the First Parish Unitarian Church of Brewster on Cape Cod in December 1864.

 

1866 - He resigned and left town, and retired to South Natick.

 

1867 - Formed the basis of the first novel in his Ragged Dick series.

 

1899 - He died in Natick on the 18th of July.


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