Horatio Alger Net Worth $12 Million

Horatio Alger | Residence: Natick, Massachusetts, United States | Nationality : American | Pen name: Carl Cantab, Arthur Hamilton, Caroline F. Preston, Arthur Lee Putnam, Julian Starr | Genre: Children’s literature | Notable works: Ragged Dick, Fair Harvard, Bertha’s Christmas Vision: An Autumn Sheaf, Nothing to Do: A Tilt at Our Best Society, Frank’s Campaign; or, What Boys Can Do on the Farm for the Camp | Did you know: Alger’s juvenile novels share essentially the same theme, known as the “Horatio Alger myth”: a teenage boy works hard to escape poverty.