Francis Scott Key Net Worth

Francis Scott Key was born on August 1, 1779 in Maryland. Lawyer, author, and poet who wrote the lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner," which would later become the U.S. National Anthem.
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Age, Biography and Wiki

Birth Day August 1, 1779
Birth Place Maryland
Age 240 YEARS OLD
Died On Jan 11, 1843 (age 63)
Birth Sign Leo

💰 Net worth: $85 Million

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About

Lawyer, author, and poet who wrote the lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner," which would later become the U.S. National Anthem.

Before Fame

He was inspired to write the lyrics to "The Star-Spangled Banner" after witnessing the bloody attack of Fort McHenry by the British forces while aboard the British ship HMS Tonnant.

Trivia

He defended Sam Houston in 1832 during Houston's trial for assaulting a Congressional colleague. He served from 1833 until 1841 as a United States District Attorney. 

Family Life

He married Mary Polly Taylor Lloyd on January 19, 1802, and they had nine children together.

Associated With

He set his lyrics for "The Star-Spangled Banner" to John Stafford Smith's famous tune "To Anacreon in Heaven." It was officially declared the National Anthem by President Woodrow Wilson in 1916 via an Executive Order, then by a Congressional resolution in 1931 that was signed by President Herbert Hoover.