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who was the author?
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Who were his parents and how old were they?
Mr. and Mrs. Roger Button, 50
Where was it the proper place to be born?
Where did his dad attend college? and what was his nickname there?
When and where was Benjamin born?
Septermber 1960 in Baltimore.
What was the name of the hospital and what was the name of the doctor?
Maryland Private Hospital for Ladies and Gentleman
Doctor Keene for over 40 years for the family
Mr. Button did what for a living?
President for Roger Button and Co Wholesale Hardware
What did the dad think when he realized something was wrong with the delivery?
That he had triplets
How old was Benjamin when he was born? what did he look like?
Long smoke colored beard, wrinkles,
Where was he put?
In the Crying Room with the new born babies
Where did his dad go to get him clothes?
Chesapeake Dry Goods Company
How old was his child when he went?
6 hours old
What did he end up saying his age was?
What did his suit for Benjamin look like?
Dotted socks, pink pants, and a belted blouse with a white color
What were they going to name B?
What did they do to the hair?
Cut it and dye it black
How tall was he?
what did he finally let Benjamin eat?
bread and butter and sometimes oatmeal.
What toys did he bring B?
a rattle, pink duck
Benjamin enjoyed what pastime and with whom?
Smoking Havana cigars with his grandpa
What did he do for fun?
Read the Encyclopedia Britannica
Why didn't the town remember Benjamin's problems for long?
The Civil War broke out
What did Benjamin do to seem younger that pleased his father?
Intentionally break things, slingshotted a rock at a window
What did his parents call him?
When he was how old did he go to kindergarden and what did he do?
5/65 and he cut orange and green papers
When did he realize his face was getting firmer?
What age did he want to wear long pants and when was the proper age to wear them?
what college did he pass the exam to attend and what was the outcome?
Mr. Hart (college registrar) kicked him out cause he thought he was lying about this age
When did he start working for his father?
1880 at age 20
what month did he go to Shevlin Country House?
What woman there caught his eye? What did she look like?
Slender and frail, honey colored hair, bright blue eyes
She like men that were how old and why? What does she think about the other ages?
50 because it was the romantic age
25- too worldly wise
30- apt to be pale from overwork
40- age of long stories
60- too near 70
How many times did they dance? When did they hang next?
They drove around next sunday
When did they get engaged?
6 months later
What rumors were said about him?
He was John Wilkes Booth in disguise
he had two small horns sprouting from his head
What did the sketch in the newspaper with him look like?
Him attached to a fish, attached to a snake and him as body as solid grass
Journal Industry knew him as.....
Mystery Man of Maryland
His dad did what to try and convince people that his son was 20 years old?
Published his birth certificate in Baltimore Blaze
How long did Benjamin work for the company for before his father retired?
15 years 1880-95
How did he get his wife's father to like him?
Published dads book, History of the Civil War in 20 volumes, after 9 publishers declined it
what did Benjamin's plan for his business save them? Who approved it?
600 nails a year
Chief Justice Fossil
What age did B's wife become ugly to him?
35; eyes were dull and hair looked brown now
How old was there son during this time and what was his name?
When did the Spanish-American War break out?
What position did he reach in the war? Where did he serve last?
Lieutenant-colonel on San Juan Hill
How long did he come back after? How was Hildegarde waiting for him?
she was waving a silk flag
What depressed B about Hildegarde's new look?
She had gray hair..ew
What sport did he take up?
Name some dances he learned
Castle Walk (really good)
How many years did he work at the store before retiring?
What college did Roscoe graduate from?
When did B. attend Harvard?
What sport did he play? When did it go down hill?
Football; was awesome against Yale; 7 touchdowns, 14 field goals, and 11 men injured from him
By senior year he was kicked off the team
What school did he attend after?
Saint Midas Preparatory School
What did his son make him call him when he started staying with him?
How old was he (looking) when another war broke out? How old was minimum age to join?
Received a letter to become what rank? Where did he go to get his suit tailored?
What camp did he report to? when?
Camp Mosby in South Carolina
When was Roscoe's first son was born?
When did B and his grandson start playing together?
Age 5 for both
What was the name of their kindergarden teacher?
How long did he go to kindergarden?
3 years before he was too young
What was his nurse's name?
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