Peter Skene Ogden

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Birthday
12, 1790
Birthplace
Quebec City, Canada
Death Date
Sep 27, 1854 (64)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
12, 1790
Birthplace
Quebec City, Canada
Death Date
Sep 27, 1854 (64)

About

Trapper and mountaineer who was the first to cross the entire inter-mountain U.S. from north to south.

Before Fame

He was tasked with creating a fur desert between the American and British territories to keep away encroaching trappers.

Trivia

He was a key figure in the exploration of Utah and the neighboring regions.

Family Life

His parents were loyalists and fled to Canada after the American Revolution.

Associated With

John C. Fremont explored some of the same regions as Ogden.