Matthew Henson

by: Yatavious Moore

Matthew Henson explorer north pole with Robert Edwin in 1909 April 6. Henson and others made history first people to reach north pole. Henson passes march 9 New York city 1995. Henson was born in Charles Maryland 1866 August 8.
He was a sharecroppers and two others. His mom died when Henson was in a early age.

Henson was four when his family move to Washington d.c.. His father died wad in care of relatives.

Henson run away at 11 years old. women tuck him in that live near him. he quit his job at 12 years old.On a ship Henson learned literacy and navigation skills. His caption died so Henson went back to Washington D.C.. He had to fined him a job.