Horatio Alger

Born: January 13, 1832

Job Objective:

Journalist

Professional Experience

Tutor

  • educated the sons of the Cardozo and Seligman families

Minister 1864-1866

  • served as a minister in Brewster, Massachusetts

Author

  • wrote over 100 rags-to-riches children's stories

Journalist

  • wrote articles published to the New York Sun 1860-1864

  • assistant editor at the Boston Daily Advertiser 1853-1854

Educational Background

  • Gates Academy 1844-1847

  • Harvard University 1848-1852

  • Harvard Divinity School 1857-1860

References

  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  • Edward Everett, Harvard President

  • Joseph Seligman

  • Benjamin Cardozo

Accomplishments

  • graduated Harvard University at the age of 19