Jim Bridger

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Birthday
16, 1804
Birthplace
Richmond, VA
Death Date
Jul 17, 1881 (77)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
16, 1804
Birthplace
Richmond, VA
Death Date
Jul 17, 1881 (77)

About

Frontier-era American explorer who traveled from the Rockies to Canada.

Before Fame

In his first expedition he traveled to the Upper Missouri region, thus becoming one of the first to see the geysers at Yellowstone.

Trivia

He got to know many of the Indian tribes in the West, as well as other prominent figures of the era.

Family Life

His family came from England to the U.S. during the early colonial period.

Associated With

During his travels he came to know the American military leader George Custer. This was before he made his famous last stand.