John Bidwell


Birthday August 5, 1819

Birth Sign Leo

Birthplace New York

DEATH DATE Apr 4, 1900 (80)

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A pioneer and philanthropist who is known for leading the emigrant party Bartleson-Bidwell Party along the California Trail.

Before Fame

He fought in the Mexican American War.


He ran for Governor of California in 1875.

Family Life

He married Annie Kennedy Bidwell on April 16, 1868 in Washington DC.

Associated With

He was friends with Andrew Jackson.