The Life of Edgar Allan Poe

By: Melissa, Elizabeth, Kayla, CJ

Mr. Poe

Edgar Poe was born on January 19th, 1809 in Boston MA. His writing was influenced by his parent's death. Some theories of Mr. Poe's death are cooping, alcohol, carbon monoxide poisoning, heavy metal poisoning, and brain tumor. Richmond is what Mr. Poe called home but he was really born in Boston. The US Military Academy that expelled Edgar was West Point. Poe married Virginia Clemm when she was 13 years of age. Mr. Poe wrote a short story that was recognized as the first modern detective story. He died on October 7th, 1849