Jim Bridger Obituary

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Beau Kendrick Jim Felix Bridger Obituary Jim was born in 1804 in Richmond, Virgina. He is 6 feet tall and gray eyes and brown hair. His nickname was Old Gabe. Jim was the first white to see the Great Salt Lake he followed Lewis and Clark path and became the greatest mountain men of the world. Jim discovered Fort Bridger in 1843. He traded with Indians and gave them leather. Jim was a blacksmith and was a skilled woodsman. Jim was the youngest member of the General Ashley’s Upper Missouri Expedition. In that they trekked through mountains. Jim had sense oh humor. He set out to go see what else is out there and he reported that there is a salt lake out there. Jim followed himself to the great basin. He married a daughter of a Shoshoni
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