Portrait of American author Edgar Allan Poe (1809 - 1849) against a green background and under an embossed presentation of his last name, probably taken from a cigar box, 1900. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images).
Samuel Clemens was born in Florida, Missouri. He has written for various publications, including the Territorial Enterprise, The Sacramento Union, and New York Saturday Press. He enjoys steamboat rides and making hilarious observations about human nature.