Essay Archive - Biography of Ogden Nash
Biography of Ogden Nash
Fredric Ogden Nash was an American humorist who lived from 1902 to
1971. He was born in 1902 in Rye, New York, where he grew up with well
educated parents. Microsoft Encarta 95 said that his parents names were
Edmund Strudwick Nash and Mattie Nash. During his childhood years, Nash
was educated at several private schools. At these schools, he enjoyed
writing his own comical and dramatic free verse poems.
After graduating out of grammar school, Nash moved on to one of the
best private high schools in the east: St. George's in Newport, Rhode
Island. Moving on in his life, he enrolled at Harvard at the age of 1....