Robert Lee Frost Timeline

Significant Events

Date of birth

03/26/1874

San Francisco, California

Move to New England

1885

Specifically, Lawrence, MA.

Death of Frost's father

1885

William Prescott Frost Jr. passes away due to tuberculosis

Started College

1892

Dartmouth College. Short-lived.

H.S. grad

1892

Graduates co-valedictorian of the class of 1892

Marriage

01/19/1895

Married his co-valedictorian and high school sweetheart, Elinor.

First Born Son (Elliot)

9/25/1896

Enters Harvard College

1897 - 1899

Stays for only 2 years

Elliot Frost dies

7/8/1900

Irma Frost Born

6/27/1903

Marjorie Frost Born

3/29/1905

Elinor Bettina Frost Born

6/18/1907

Move to England

09/02/1912

Frost and co. sail to England!

Back to U.S.

1915

Lack of money and WW forced them back

Teacher at Amherst College

1917

Frost's sister dies

11/7/1929

First Pulitzer Prize

1930

Elinor's death

1938

Sudden Heart Attack

Reads at Inauguration of J.F.K.

1/20/1961

Death

01/29/1963

Embolism

Leslie Frost Born

04/28899

Selected Works: Publish Dates

First Poem Published: My Butterfly: An Elegy

11/8/1894

Sold 'My Butterfly: An Elegy' to NY MAG, The Independent

A Boy's Will

1913

North of Boston

1914

Mountain Interval

1916

New Hampshire

1923

West-Running Brook

1928

The Lovely Shall Be Choosers

1929

The Lone Striker

1933

A Further Range

1936

From Snow to Snow

1936

A Witness Tree

1942

Come In, and Other Poems

1943

Masque of Reason

1945

Masque of Reason

1945

Steeple Bush

1947

Hard Not to be King

1951