Mark Twain

By Luc Chauvin

Mark Twain

Mark Twain small town boy, big name author, one of the best writers in american history.

Childhood of Mark Twain

Mark Twain was born on Nov. 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri. Mark Twain's parents names were John Marshall and Jane Lampton Clemens. Twain had six brothers and sisters but most of them died in their earlier years. In 1847, when Samuel was 12, his dad died. By the age of 16, Twain had left school for a job as an apprentice as a printer in Hannibal. As a young child Twain hoped to grow up and be a steamboat pilot.

Adult Life of Mark Twain

Mark Twain was married to Olivia Langdon. Mark Twain had 5 kids. One died as a infant, 2 died in their 20s, and the other lived a nice full life. Twain wrote more than 30 books in his life time. One of his most famous books Huckleberry Finn was banned in 1835. As a young adult Twain went to Yale College. Even though Twain was only in his twenties, his hair started to turn gray. For the rest of his life, Twain always looked older than he really was.

Accomplishments Of Mark Twain

As a adult Twain wrote many famous books that would be classics in the future. He started to write his books after settling down his family in a cozy town of Hannibal, Missouri. He wrote some of the most famous books in US history. The book that brought him fame was Innocents Abroad.

Mark Twain was a small town boy with big accomplishments. He had a very interesting life, and has one of the most well books in the world. Sadly the some of his best books were banned in many schools. One of the most well known authors in American History.