Connecticut's most famous resident died over 100 years ago on this day

Connecticut's most famous resident, Mark Twain, died on this day in 1910 at his home in Redding, according to the Office of the State Historian.

News 12 Staff

Apr 21, 2022, 1:03 PM

Updated 759 days ago

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Connecticut's most famous resident died over 100 years ago on this day
Connecticut's most famous resident, Mark Twain, died on this day in 1910 at his home in Redding, according to the Office of the State Historian.
Samuel Langhorne Clemens, who went by the pseudonym Mark Twain, grew up in Missouri and traveled as a working newspaper reporter before settling his family in Hartford.
Twain is known for his literary works, most notably, Adventures of Tom Sawyer and Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, often referred to as one of the Great American novels.  
Twain died 112 years ago at the age of 74.


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