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Daniel Boone
  • Name: Daniel Boone
  • Born: 11/02/1734
  • Died: 09/26/1820 (85 years old)
  • Occupation: frontiersman, longhunter, trapper, soldier, teamster, state militia officer, politician, surveyor, merchant, sheriff, tavern keeper, horse trader, land speculator

Daniel Boone (November 2, 1734[O.S. October 22]? September 26, 1820) was an American pioneer, explorer, woodsman, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits made him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Although he also became a businessman, soldier and politician who represented three different counties in the Virginia General Assembly following the American Revolutionary War, Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now Kentucky. Although on the western side of the Appalachian Mountains from most European-American settlements, Kentucky remained part of Virginia until it became a state in 1792.

Birth Place: Daniel Boone Homestead, Oley Valley, Berks County, Province of Pennsylvania

Death Place: Nathan Boone’s house, Defiance, Missouri, St. Charles County, Missouri

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