John Wesley Powell bio

Birth Name: John Wesley Powell

Occupation: Explorer

Place Of Birth: NY

Date Of Birth: March24, 1834

Date Of Death: September 23, 1902

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Wesley Powell was born on the 24th of March, 1834. He was best known for being a Explorer. Explorer of the western U.S. who became the first person to study the Colorado rivers.

John Wesley Powell was born in NY. He displayed an interest in the natural sciences at an early age, taking field trips up the Mississippi. His expeditions traversed some 900 miles on four boats from Wyoming to the Grand Canyon.

John Wesley Powell was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Wesley Powell was born in 1830s.

John Wesley Powell is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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John Wesley Powell’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Wesley Powell’s parents.

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John Wesley Powell was born in the Year of the Horse.

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Zodiac Sign: John Wesley Powell was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: John Wesley Powell was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: John Wesley Powell had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

John Wesley Powell’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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