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Zelda Fitzgerald Tragic Story
The dominant influences on F. Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, on September 24, , the namesake and second cousin three times removed of the author of the National Anthem. His father, Edward, was from Maryland, with an allegiance to the Old South and its values. Both were Catholics. Edward Fitzgerald failed as a manufacturer of wicker furniture in St. After he was dismissed in , when his son was twelve, the family returned to St.
Paul, Minnesota , U. His private life, with his wife, Zelda , in both America and France, became almost as celebrated as his novels. Scott Fitzgerald was a 20th-century American short-story writer and novelist. Although he completed four novels and more than short stories in his lifetime, he is perhaps best remembered for his third novel, The Great Gatsby Scott Fitzgerald married Zelda Sayre on April 3,
Paul, Minnesota. His mother, Mollie McQuillan, was the daughter of a prosperous wholesale grocer there. Edward Fitzgerald was from a well-established Montgomery County family. Even as a youngster, Fitzgerald led a nomadic life. Fitzgerald dropped out of Princeton, enlisted in the army, and in Montgomery, Alabama, he met Zelda Sayre.
A Brief Life of Fitzgerald
Biography for F Scott Fitzgerald
Photo added by Maryann Randolph Fikes. Father of author F. Scott Fitzgerald. Edward was born in "Glenmary" farm. He attended Georgetown University in Washington, D. The reception took place at a townhome in the nation's capital kept by Mollie's mother, Louisa McQuillan. Governor William Merriam of Minnesota was in attendance.