Mark Twain

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Birth

  • Florida,Missouri
  • born 1835
  • John Marshall Clemens and Jane Lampton Clemens
  • Samuel Langhorne Clemens
  • sixth child

Early Childhood

  • he wrote fairy tales and scientific stories about the misssissippi
  • father died of pneumonia
  • worked as a steamboat captain at the age of 16
  • at the age of 12 he started to work at the news press in hanibal
  • he moved to hanibal at the age of 4

Education

  • worked at a news press
  • skipped school
  • did not go to colledge
  • he wrote 28 books
  • he wrote about fiction and non fiction

Career

  • wrote books
  • he was a steam boat captain
  • worked at new york news press
  • he worked at hanibal news press
  • worked at west union newsprint

Family

  • he has five sibilings
  • he is the fith born
  • he has 3 brothers 2 sisters
  • his dad died when he was 12
  • his mom had to raise three kids by herself

Hobbies/Interests

  • loved to wright
  • went to the library liked to read
  • he worked at his uncles farm when they visited
  • studying many religions
  • loved to tell jokes

Extra

  • brother-orion died 1897
  • sister-pamela died 1904
  • brother-plesent died 1829
  • sister-margret died 1839
  • brother-henery died 1858