John Charles Frémont
See also: Frémont
Born the January 21st 1813 with Savannah and died the July 13rd 1890 with New York, the Officer and American Explorateur John Charles Frémont was the first candidate at the station of President of the United States of the history of the Republican party. He was also the first candidate of large a left to base his Electoral campaign on his opposition to the Esclavage, thing all the more improbable as he had married Jessie Benton before, the preferred girl of the democratic senator Thomas Hart Benton, owner of slaves.
OriginsOrigins with the Quebec and in France. The genealogy of the Frémont family published in 1902 by the historian Pierre-Georges Roy recalls the origins Quebec and French of John-Charles Frémont. He was the son of famous Virginienne, Anne-Beverley Whiting, who had married in second wedding a refugee French teaching French with Norfolk name of Louis-Rene Frémont on May 14th, 1807. Louis-Rene Frémont was the son of Jean-Louis Frémont, an established merchant with Quebec which was the son of Charles-Louis Frémont of Saint-Germain-in-Bush hammer close to Paris.
ExplorerFrémont took part and carried out itself of multiple forwardings of recognition in the west of the United States. In 1838 and 1839, it assisted for example Joseph Nicollet during his exploration of the grounds located between the the Mississippi and the Missouri. In 1841, after having learned how how to make of Nicollet, it charted certain parts of Monks To rivet then led explorations along the Piste of Oregon and in the Sierra Nevada of 1841 to 1846. Whereas he studied these last assembly lines, he is most probably the first European to contemplate the Lac Tahoe. One also allots to him the discovery of the absence of bond between the Grand Basin and the sea. It in addition charted Volcan S like the Holy Mont Helens. The towns of Fremont, in California and Ohio, were baptized in its honor.
- Nevins, Allan: Fremont: Pathmarker off the West, Volume 1: Fremont to explore; Volume 2: Fremont in the Civil War (1939, rev ED. 1955)
- Roy, Pierre-Georges: the family Frémont, Lévis, 1902. p. 84.
- : John C. Frémont on Mr. Lincoln and Freedom
- Biography of Frémont in the dictionary of the Congress of the United States
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