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Jean Pierre Chouteau
Birth: Oct. 10, 1758
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 1849
St. Louis County
Missouri, USA

Pierre was the son of Madame Chouteau and Pierre de Laclede Linguest. Along with his brother Auguste, Pierre helped to initiate the fur trade in the St. Louis region. He also made important contributions in merchandising, banking and real estate. Growing up in a frontier trading outpost, Pierre took up residence in one of the Osage villages by the time he was 17. He eventually because the family's resident Osage agent. Upon completing a journey to Washington, he returned to St. Louis as Louisiana's first American Indian agent. He was also a justice of the peace and was elected to the St. Louis Board of Trustees. He served as the first Board chairman & was on 6 of the 12 boards chosen between 1810 and 1822.  (bio by: Connie Nisinger) 
 
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 Parents:
  Marie Therese Bourgeois Chouteau (1733 - 1814)
 
 Spouses:
  Pelagie Kiersereau Chouteau (1767 - 1793)*
  Brigitte Saucier Chouteau (1778 - 1829)*
 
 Children:
  Auguste Pierre Chouteau (1786 - 1838)*
  Auguste Pierre Chouteau (1786 - 1838)*
  Pierre Chouteau (1789 - 1865)*
  Pelagie Chouteau Berthold (1790 - 1875)*
  Paul Liguest Chouteau (1792 - 1851)*
  Francois Gesseau Chouteau (1797 - 1838)*
  Cyprien Chouteau (1802 - 1878)*
  Charles Chouteau (1808 - 1884)*
  Fred B Chouteau (1809 - 1891)*
 
 Siblings:
  Auguste Chouteau (1750 - 1829)*
  Jean Pierre Chouteau (1758 - 1849)
  Henri Pierre Chouteau (1805 - 1855)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery and Mausoleum
Saint Louis
St. Louis City
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: May 19, 2000
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Ft. Pierre and Pierre, SD were named for this man.
- Kent Gebhard
 Added: Oct. 12, 2016

- sjm
 Added: Oct. 10, 2015
Happy Angel Day and rest in eternal peace, Mr. Chouteau.
- sjm
 Added: Jul. 9, 2015
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