ERNEST MILLER HEMINGWAY
Ernest Miller Hemingway was born on July 21, 1899 in Oak Park, Chicago, Illinois. He was born at eight o?clock and weighed nine pounds and eight ounces and he was twenty-three inches long. His father Dr. Clarence Hemingway, he was a fervent member of the First Congregation church. Ernest was christened at this church on October first, on his parent?s third wedding anniversary.
When Ernest was six years old his grandfather died. After the death of his grandfather he and his family moved to a new house. This house had three stories and eight bedrooms. Growing up in the Hemingway wasn?t easy. No one in the house was allowed to anything enjoyable on the Sabbath Day, all you could was worship God. Lashes from a razor strap or a hairbrush were the punishment for bad behavior.
Ernest developed into a well-rounded young man. Everything he done had to be done right. He attended Oak Park and River Township High School. Ernest enjoyed English and received good grades, but he was uninterested in other subjects. During high school he enjoyed boxing, canoeing, and writing articles for his
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