Wilds P. Richardson

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Birthday
20, 1861
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
May 20, 1929 (68)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1861
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
May 20, 1929 (68)

About

U.S. Army officer who explored Alaska and was in charge of the War Department's Alaska Road Commission.

Before Fame

He was part of the faculty at West Point.

Trivia

He led the Polar Bear Expedition because of his experience with cold weather.

Family Life

He was the child of Oliver and Hester Richardson.

Associated With

He was head of the Polar Bear Expedition that President Woodrow Wilson funded.